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While Wisconsin was busy curtailing monopoly bargaining privileges to its government employees, Nevada Big labor has snagged a huge payback from Governor Steve Sisolak. Since 1965 there has been a law on the books prohibiting monopoly bargaining for public employees in Nevada.  Governor Sisolak recently signed legislation granting government employees the right negotiate wages, pensions…(Read More)

From the Institute’s Stan Greer Op-Ed at the Reno Gazette Journal: With a matter of days left before the Nevada Legislature ends its session, national union officials visited the Silver State recently to lobby for more union monopoly power. Big Labor-backed proposals SB 135 and 459 would tighten union officials’ stranglehold over…(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)

Down but not out: Look for right-to-work to be resurrected onenewsnow.com, August 08, 2018 Tuesday night’s vote was a big win for unions, which The Associated Press says spent millions of dollars in recent weeks to convince Missourians that right-to-work is bad for the Show Me State. “I’ve…(Read More)

Wisconsin Grocery Driver Wins Settlement with Teamster Union Officials in Case Over Illegally Seized Union Fees www.nrtw.org, September 14, 2017 With free legal aid from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, a Milwaukee employee has successfully won a settlement from Teamsters Local 200 union officials. The settlement requires that Teamsters…(Read More)

Las Vegas police union officials are filing a federal lawsuit over a new law which severely restricts their ability to use union “official time”.   So called “Official time” allows union officials to conduct union business while being paid full salary and benefits by the taxpayer.  Scripps Media has the story on kntv.com. Las Vegas…(Read More)

Nevada Policy Research Institute lists its top 9 Labor Law Reforms for 2015.  Geoffrey Lawrence, Director of Research and Legislative Affairs, published the list of 9 labor law reforms that directly address union power in Nevada. At the forefront of that last component will be changing the state’s collective-bargaining process for government workers…(Read More)

Dignity Health Medical Group hired a nonunion contractor to expand one of its hospitals in Clark County, Nevada.  International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local 357 officials responded with a smear tactic campaign.  Dignity has filed a lawsuit against the local’s officials.  Mike Heuer has the story in Courthouse News Online. Kitchell Construction is a…(Read More)