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Anti-Right to Work Campaign in Ohio Roughs up the Truth www.nilrr.org, April 27th, 2013 While the importance of and need for an Ohio Right to Work law are now being recognized by more and more citizens, grass-roots proponents have yet to agree about what is the most promising approach for reaching their objective. Nevertheless, Big [...]
National Right To Work Foundation Seeks To Bar NLRB Action Due to NLRB’s Lack of a Quorum Seyforth Shaw, LLP, February 19, 2013 On Monday, February 11, 2013 the National Right to Work Foundation (NRTWF) filed its petition for writ of mandamus or prohibition with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals , seeking an [...]
While Barack Obama puts Right to Work laws down in Labor Day stump speeches in Ohio, Big Labor apologists cannot deny Ohio’s economy is not flourishing. Although Ohio labor bosses and their supporting politicians believe Big Labor can control the upcoming elections’ results, things are not looking as rosy as they would like: almost half of [...]
A One-Sided ‘Right’ to Unionize?! LaborUnionReport.com, April 9, 2012 A guest commentary by Stan Greer, senior research associate for the National Institute for Labor Relations Research The claim that there is a civil right to join a union, but no equivalent right not to join a union was summarily rejected by a unanimous High Court in [...]
Oklahoman Op-Ed by Stan Greer: A little more than nine years ago, the Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a two-year-long campaign by labor union lawyers to get the state’s right-to-work law invalidated. Chief Justice Joseph Watt rebuffed union lawyers: “[T]o hold the right to work amendment unconstitutional under the circumstances presented here would be to thwart [...]
Right to work has worked Point of View: Oklahoma economy has grown Newsok.com, March 31, 2012 According to federal Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data, total private-sector employment in Oklahoma increased by 8.1 percent from 2003 to 2010. Oklahoma’s job gain was more than triple the average for forced-unionism states (then 28 in number) and [...]
The Institute received a question: How much dues income do unions receive? Based on available information, our conservative estimate and answer to the question is: U.S. labor unions receive at least $14 Billion from dues, forced-fees, and assessments per year via Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs). It is worth noting that dues and forced-dues are not the [...]
From the Washington Times OpEd by NILRR Expert Stan Greer: Ending compulsory unionism returns focus to members’ needs At the beginning of February, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law H.B. 1001, a measure prohibiting union officials from taking money from employees’ paychecks as a condition of getting or keeping a job. Indiana thus [...]