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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)

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)

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)

Featured Video — I Was a Union President. Now I Support Right to Work capitalresearch.org, March 20, 2018 Ben Johnson spent the last decade as treasurer and then president of AFT Vermont, the state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, the second-largest teachers union in the country. For three of those years, Johnson…(Read More)

The Insider’s Tale: Looking Through a (Union) Glass, Darkly Ben Johnson, capitolresearch.org, January 17, 2018 I don’t expect to convince any union officers or staff still wandering the union wilderness that my way is the right way. To them, my arguments are reactionary, tools the forces of capitalism have always used to…(Read More)

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America’s top five inbound vs. top five outbound states: How do they compare on a variety of economic, business climate and political measures? carpediem.com, January 04, 2018 All five of the top five inbound states are Right-to-Work (RTW) states, and all of the top five outbound states except Michigan are Forced…(Read More)

Right-to-work attorney challenging SEIU 1000 dues collection Jackson Observer Online, December 27, 2017 A right-to-work attorney acknowledged in court on Monday that he’s trying to “change the law” with a lawsuit that challenges the way state government‘s largest union collects dues. “Nowhere can we find a compelling state interest…(Read More)

News stories published this month in the New York Times and the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press highlight the astonishing growth in manufacturing employment experienced by Right To Work Tennessee since the last national recession. Times reporter Patricia Cohen focuses on the job-creating investments from abroad pouring into Chattanooga, the fourth-largest city in…(Read More)