Posts Posts by: "Stan Greer"

As seasoned supporters of the Right to Work cause already know, there is a mountain of evidence indicating that laws and legislation authorizing and promoting compulsory union financial support as a job condition are economically harmful. One particularly powerful example is the survey of CEOs from around the country that Chief Executive magazine annually conducts…(Read More)

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An op-ed recently published by CNS News documents the link between special legal privileges for union officials and public-sector insolvency.  All of the six states with the greatest per capita government pension liability foist forced union dues and fees on employees, but all of the nine states with the lowest per capita pension…(Read More)

Recently, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), a division of he U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, released Fiscal 2018 data regarding participation in all 50 states in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Among other things, the ACF reported the total annual average number of residents of each state…(Read More)

In an op-ed recently published by CNS News, I discuss pension shortfalls that have already hit the pocketbooks of tens of thousands of unionized retirees across the country, and will surely be faced by millions of additional workers over the next two decades: Hundreds of the roughly 1,400 multiemployer pension plans across the…(Read More)

At the end of last month, the U.S. Labor Department issued new and revised data regarding the number of civilian household jobs (a broad measure that includes the self-employed and contractors as well as workers on employer payrolls) in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. In the aggregate, the…(Read More)

Late last June, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that government employers across the country may not cut deals with Big Labor officials to fire civil servants simply for refusing to pay dues or fees to a union they don’t want, and never asked for. The ruling that government-sector forced union dues and…(Read More)

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Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive ‘[Coercive] Union Strength Variable . . . Has a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement’ Click to download the Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive fact Sheet For many years, the vast majority of Americans have rated the performance of the public…(Read More)