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Chief Executive Magazine’s survey of CEO’s brought some good, but not necessarily new news. The top 10 states for business are Right to Work states, and 3 of the bottom 10 are forced-dues states. While Michigan ranks near the bottom, its Right to Work Law has only been in effect for little over a month. Charlie [...]
The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has tracked violence incidents since 1975. While much of their information comes from news media accounts, it is obvious that many incidents go unreported, even to police, out of fear of retaliation. Union bosses use tough economic times and free speech to exculpate union violence, their victims still suffer [...]
Anthony Reidel, spokesman for the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, comments on efforts to bring a Right to Work Law through the Pennsylvania legislature. Despite little optimism, Pennsylvania workers have a chance at freedom with several Right to Work beills currently before the legislature. Brad Bumsted has the story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. For [...]
Pay Up or Get Sued Washington Free Beacon, January 23, 2013 Steven Cook, president of the Michigan Education Association, circulated an email to local union officials and staff instructing them to monitor revenue streams in light of the right-to-work laws, which are set to go into effect on March 27, 2013. The law allows [...]
National Right to Work Committee’s Justin Davis explains why a Right to Work law must be a legislative priority in Pennsylvania. Jacob Perryman, Times Observer, has the whole story: State Rep. Kathy Rapp joined fellow Pennsylvania House Republicans on Tuesday morning to launch a package of bills she said aims to “permanently eliminate this anti-American, [...]
Could Pennsylvania be the next Right To Work state? John Luciew has the story at Pennlive.com. Right-to-work legislation — legally clearing the way for workers to hold union-represented jobs without joining unions or paying dues — could be about to touch off a heated debate in Pennsylvania. Or the measure could again go nowhere, a fate that has [...]
Simon Campbell, founder and president of stopteacherstrikes.org, union boss crtitic, and Pennsbury school board member, wins a battle for the public, requesting information about the negotiation process at Pennsylvnia universities. An independent futures trader, Simon caught the “fever in the belly” when his daughters’ school was shut down over a strike. Phillyburbs.com has the story. Commonwealth Court has [...]
As Pennsylvania citizens work to pass a Right to Work law, the Pennsylvania State Education Association makes a show of their absolute power over Pennsylvania teachers, citizens and taxpayers. Exercising his rights as a taxpaying citizen, Stopteacherstrikes.org President Simon Campbell, was stopped in his tracks by union officials and their power. Simon tells his story [...]