NILRR Newsclips 02 03 2012

Indiana gets right-to-work just in time

Washington Examiner, 2/02/12

You see, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Indiana
suffered a 9.3 percent decline in its private-sector payroll employment over the
past 10 years. Only two other Midwestern states, Michigan and Ohio, fared worse.

As a group, the seven Midwestern states without a
right-to-work law experienced an aggregate private-sector job loss of 9 percent.
Meanwhile, private-sector employment in the Midwestern right-to-work states as a
group actually increased by 0.3 percent.

ANALYSIS: Indiana vote part of national trend, 2/03/2012

The National Institute for Labor Relations Research also
has compiled government data that shows from 1999 to 2009 right-to-work states
had a 28.3 percent growth in real personal income versus 14.7 percent growth
versus non-right-to-work states.

Daniels: Phone’s ringing off the hook now that we’re right-to-work, 2/03/2012

Mitch Daniels claims in a Fox News interview with Brian
Kilmeade today that his phone has been pretty busy since he signed the bill
yesterday — and not from Big Labor crank callers.  Business owners have already
started looking at relocating to Indiana, a state with a 9.0% jobless rate,
making it 38th for employment in December:

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