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Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive ‘[Coercive] Union Strength Variable . . . Has a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement’ By Stan Greer For many years, the vast majority of Americans have rated the performance of the public schools of our nation as mediocre or worse.  By more than…(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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Journalists Turning to Union Protection in Turbulent Times bloomberglaw.com, October 26, 2018 Unionization can be problematic when all employees are forced into a “one-size-fits-all contract,” National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation spokesman Patrick Semmens told Bloomberg Law in an email. “The problem with unionization under current U.S. labor law…(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)

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US Supreme Court ruling in union dues impacts case in Oregon kveo.com, July 30, 2018 Debora Nearman, a systems analyst with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, said in her lawsuit filed in April in federal court that the state’s practice of forcing her to pay fees to fund union activity violated her…(Read More)

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After Three Decades Couple Prevails over Union freebeacon.com, June 17, 2018 The Pirlotts sought out a lawyer locally to defend their right to withdraw but could not find one to take the case. That’s when they turned to the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation to fight the union’s handling of…(Read More)

Newt Gingrich: Congress must fix Obama’s joint employer mess] Fox news.com, March 04, 2018 Raymond J. LaJeunesse thoroughly analyzed this Democratic double-standard in a recent column for The Federalist Society. Also, one private labor and employment attorney separately noted, according to Allen Smith at the Society for Human Resource Management, that “Becker…(Read More)

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‘Hoosiers’ Real Purchasing Power Has Increased More Rapidly’ www.nilrr.org, December 6, 2017 by Stan Greer By 2016, the annual average cost of living in Right to Work Indiana was 24.9 percent below the average for the remaining forced-unionism states. And Indiana’s cost of living-adjusted per capita disposable income was…(Read More)