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A recently issued report shows that the 22 states* with Right to Work laws prohibiting forced union dues and fees on the books in 2009 enjoyed overall employment growth of 16.9% over the next decade. Meanwhile, aggregate employment growth languished in the 23 states that have chosen, up to now, not to adopt Right…(Read More)

The California Democratic Party convention drew all 24 Democrat to San Francisco this week.  While all were invited, only six of the 24 Democrat presidential candidates made a special visit  to a Service Employees International (SEIU) meeting.  Amy Klobuchar stumped the hardest, proclaiming her union pedigree and advocating for GETTING RID OF RIGHT TO WORK…(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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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)

Does the NLRB’s Inspector General Have a Double Standard for When Board Members Must Recuse? The Federalist Society Online, February 22, 2018   Raymond J. LaJeunesse In short, IG Berry has broadly construed the recusal requirements for Member Emanuel, but did so only narrowly for former Member Becker. Moreover, Berry’s citation of Becker’s…(Read More)

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Worker Files Opening Brief in Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Case Seeking to Strike Down Forced Union Fees National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, November 29, 2017 Today, attorneys for Illinois public servant Mark Janus filed the first merits brief in the Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME. The brief asks the High Court…(Read More)

  For the better part of a century, scientific opinion polls have shown that Americans overwhelmingly oppose compulsory unionism, and it is indisputable that, if union officials did not rely on laws authorizing the termination of employees for refusal to join or bankroll their organizations to maintain and expand their wealth and power, they would…(Read More)