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Right To Work States Benefit From Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power – Winter 2019 Update

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This Week's Right to Work News Update

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UAW Scandals Grow and more newsclips

Teacher Union Monopolies Undermine Education and more news

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Metro Union Bosses Accused of Ignoring Janus Rights, Still Forcing Dues in Nation's Capital

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Forced-Dues State Households Have Less Real Income and more news

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Big Labor has "a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement"

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Public Employees Hit Operating Engineers Union with Federal Charges and more news

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Forced-Dues State Households Have Less Real Income

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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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Higher Costs for Consumers Translate Into Lower Living Standards for Employees and Everyone Else [download fact sheet here] In California, the erstwhile Golden State, K-12 educators obviously recognize that they don’t live so well relative to educators in other states.  That’s why Big Labor-controlled California’s teachers are fleeing to other…(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)

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2018 USDOL Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) On October 4, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, Steven Kristopher Perry, former Financial Secretary-Treasurer of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 2077 (located in Columbus, Ohio), was charged in a one-count information…(Read More)

On July 25, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Department filed suit against the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local 1408 (located in Jacksonville, Fla.).  The lawsuit seeks to nullify the union’s December 11, 2017 regular election of officers. The complaint alleges that Local 1408 violated…(Read More)

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From a CNS Op-Ed by Stan Greer, National Institute for Labor Relations Research senior research associate: Forced-Unionism States Face $200B Income Loss as Taxpayers Flee Slow-Growth States.  Click here to read the full CNSNews.com piece. For decades, hardworking taxpayers have been fleeing the slow-growth states that permit the firing of…(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)

Seattle Housekeeper Asks NLRB to End Obama-Era Policy Blocking Secret Ballot Vote to Remove Union www.nrtw.org, August 24, 2018 The UNITE HERE Local 8 union was installed at the hotel through an oft-abused “card check” drive, which bypasses an NLRB-supervised secret ballot election. Gladys Bryant, a housekeeper at the hotel…(Read More)