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Virulently Anti-Right to Work Union Bosses Accused of Dues Theft

Al Bond, St. Louis-Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council (STLKCCRC) union executive secretary-treasurer, has made a name for himself as Missouri Right to Work freedoms’ bitter enemy. Bond frequently takes it upon himself to act as the spokesman for the state’s multi-million anti-Right To Work drive, which is funded primarily by money extracted from the paychecks […]

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Many Forced-Unionism States See ‘Good Job’ Opportunities Fall Sharply

The National Right to Work Committee has posted numerous analyses (see the first link below, for example) over the years citing U.S. Census Bureau data that show forced-unionism states as a group chronically fail to offer appealing economic opportunities to retain and attract college-educated, working-age adults. Now a study jointly prepared by Georgetown University’s Center […]

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15 Best Cities for Starting a Business Have Right To Work in Common

These cities are in 11 different states, demographically diverse, and scattered across the country except for the West Coast and Northeast.  These cities have but one obvious commonality, they all have state Right to Work laws, which prohibit terminating employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union.

On the other hand, the worst ranked cities lack Right to Work protections for employees

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University: Right to Work South Is Where ‘the People and the Money Are Moving’

Workday Minnesota, a project of the University of Minnesota’s Labor Education Service, recently highlighted employees in Right to Work Arkansas “preparing for a possible avalanche of [job-creating] investment headed their way.” In Pine Bluff, a mostly African-American town in south-central Arkansas, America’s first-ever natural gas liquefaction plant, a $3.5-billion-dollar alternative energy super project, will be […]

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No Criminal Charges For Brutal Church Assault?

It’s been more than 21 months since two top officers of AFL-CIO-affiliated Iron Workers Local 395 allegedly led a brutal assault on tradesmen employed at a church-owned construction site in northwestern Indiana. During this assault, union goons are accused of having thrown to the ground Scott Kudingo, an employee of the Cary, Ill.-based firm D5 […]

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Forced Unionism Lowers Workers’ Real Earnings.

Today roughly 52% of Americans live in one of the 28 states that have adopted Right to Work laws prohibiting the termination of employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to a union they don’t want, and never asked for. Twenty-two states have had such a law for at least a decade and a […]

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‘Let Cops Save Other People’s and Their Own Lives? What’s in It For Me?’

Like many other states, Connecticut has in recent years experienced an alarming surge in the number of accidental overdose deaths resulting from opioid abuse.  A news story recently appearing in the Stamford (Conn.) Advocate cited a report from the state office of the chief medical examiner that, across Connecticut, there were “917 accidental overdose deaths in […]

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‘Reaching Out’ to Richard Trumka Wasn’t a Smart Move

Last month, AFL-CIO Richard Trumka’s resignation from President Donald Trump’s manufacturing commission, and his angry denunciation of the President during and after his announcement, received intense media coverage. As National Right to Work Committee President Mark Mix explains in a new commentary for Forbes magazine, Trumka’s attack on Trump was blatantly hypocritical. But Trumka would never […]

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Big Labor Desperate to Stop Right to Work Law

Roughly 10 months ago, immediately after union bosses had spent an estimated $12 million to retain control over the Missouri governorship so they could perpetuate compulsory union dues and fees in the Show Me State, voters sent Big Labor a clear message. By a solid margin, Missouri citizens voted to make unabashed Right to Work […]

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How Did Teamster Toughs Get Away With It?

At a federal trial concluding yesterday, Teamster toughs John Fidler, Michael Ross, Robert Cafarelli, and Daniel Redmond were accused of threatening and assaulting the cast and crew of the Emmy Award-winning TV reality show Top Chef three years ago during a shoot in Milton, Mass., a southern suburb of Boston. During the trial, the union bullies’ […]

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