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School Bus Drivers Sue to Remove Union They Never Wanted libertyheadlines.com, November 29, 2018 Two school-bus drivers in Pennsylvania want to remove a union from their workplace, but the National Labor Relations Board isn’t letting them. Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Foundation, said: “The National Labor Relations Act…(Read More)

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KENTUCKY COURT STRIKES DOWN UNION’S ‘DESPERATE ATTEMPT’ TO KILL RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW dailycaller.com, November 16, 2018 “The court rejected a desperate attempt by union bosses to re-impose their power to have a worker fired for refusing to pay dues or fees to a union they oppose,” National Right to Work Foundation…(Read More)

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My Take: UAW scandals show why Michigan needs to keep workers’ right-to-work protections hollandsentinel.com, November 03, 2018 Forced unionism is an important and under-reported aspect of the UAW/FCA scandal, in connection with which more indictments are expected. As a consequence of a handful of special-interest provisions in federal labor…(Read More)

Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive ‘[Coercive] Union Strength Variable . . . Has a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement’ By Stan Greer For many years, the vast majority of Americans have rated the performance of the public schools of our nation as mediocre or worse.  By more than…(Read More)

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Forced-Dues State Households Have Less Real Income www.nilrr.org, October 22, 2018 MERIC’s annual data for 2017 show that, among the 14 states with the highest overall cost of living last year, not one has on the books and in effect a Right to Work law barring the termination of employees for…(Read More)

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Journalists Turning to Union Protection in Turbulent Times bloomberglaw.com, October 26, 2018 Unionization can be problematic when all employees are forced into a “one-size-fits-all contract,” National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation spokesman Patrick Semmens told Bloomberg Law in an email. “The problem with unionization under current U.S. labor law…(Read More)

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Forced-Unionism States Face $200B Income Loss as Taxpayers Flee Slow-Growth States cnsnews.com, October 16, 2018 The most recent available data, for the Tax Filing Year 2016, show that a total of 1.78 million tax filers were residing that year in a Right to Work state after residing somewhere else in the…(Read More)

Opinion: This Labor Day, celebrate the freedom and prosperity of right to work detroitnews.com, August 30, 2018   by Mark Mix Right-to-work states have enjoyed private sector job growth rates more than 1.3 times higher than in forced unionism states, according to an analysis of federal government statistics compiled by the National…(Read More)