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Big Labor Boss Barricade Against Right To Work Costs Missourians Jobs nilrr.org, February 06, 2018 Across the state of Kentucky, where Right to Work protections are being enforced, U.S. Labor Department data released last month show that the “total” number of people “employed” rose by 100,000 in 2017 over 2016. Meanwhile, during…(Read More)

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Trump’s Appointees Are Restoring Reason to the NLRB Wall Street Journal Online, January 31, 2018\ Meantime, the new NLRB has more repair work to do. Up next for reversal could be an Obama-era rule that cut the median time for union elections by more than a third, making them harder for management to…(Read More)

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The Janus Stakes empirecenter.org, January 09, 2018 As shown in this report, if the Supreme Court sides with the plaintiff in Janus, New York state government and New York City municipal employees who have already indicated they would rather not belong to unions would save $53 million a year in dues-like fees. Extrapolating…(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)

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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)

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Does Part of Workers’ Wages Belong to Their Monopoly Bargaining Agent, Even If They Aren’t Union Members? Raymond LaJeunesse, The Federalist Society, November 02, 2017 In an October 5 posting on the blog “On Labor,” Harvard Professor of Labor Law Benjamin Sachs argues ingeniously, but erroneously, that “there is no first amendment problem with…(Read More)

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Illinois loses Toyota-Mazda plant because of right to work www.ilnews.org, October 19, 2017 Patrick Semmens with the National Right to Work Defense Foundation says it’s not just Toyota and Mazda that’s passing over Illinois. He said many job creators simply won’t look at a state that doesn’t give…(Read More)