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Every year, hundreds of thousands of additional jobs are “insourced” into the United States by foreign companies. By 2017, there were more than 7.4 million insourced jobs across the country, which “represented 5.9% of all private sector U.S. jobs,” as University of Michigan-Flint economist Mark Perry reported last month in a…(Read More)

A recent U.S. Census Bureau (BOC) report furnishes data on the average share of residents living in poverty in each of the 50 states from 2016-18. BOC supplemental poverty measure (SPM) data show a population-weighted average forced-dues-state poverty rate of 13.4%. That’s more than 2% higher than the…(Read More)

People abandoning  LA  pay a “huge premium” for U-Haul trucks “leaving California” (the largest-population state without Right to Work protections for employees) “for Texas” (the largest-population Right to Work state).  On the flip-side, should Texans want to go West, there is a “huge discount for trucks leaving Texas for California,” according…(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)

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)