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Ex-Organizer Explains Coercive Union Power

Barring Workers From Speaking For Themselves Profits Union Dons Chris Brooks is a former organizer for the Tennessee Education Association (TEA/NEA) union. He is currently on the staff of the virulently pro-forced-unionism publication Labor Notes. Not surprisingly, given his job history, Mr. Brooks is a lifelong opponent of Right to Work laws, which protect the […]

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Missouri Union Bosses’ Kentucky Problem

Immediate Right to Work Implementation Sparks a Boom Next Door Early this year, Kentucky and Missouri respectively became the 27th and 28th states to adopt Right to Work laws. But what they have experienced since with regard to labor policy is not at all the same. The Bluegrass State Right to Work law took effect […]

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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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Support For National Right to Work Act Escalating

Congressional Sponsorship of H.R.785 and S.545 Has Topped 100 Thanks largely to relentless grass-roots activism by members of the National Right to Work Committee, the number of congressional cosponsors of the forced-dues repeal legislation introduced in the U.S. House and Senate early this year continues to rise. H.R.785 and S.545, the national Right to Work […]

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‘I’m Going From Middle Class to Poor’

Teamster Retirees in Upstate New York Hit With 29% Pension Cut In December 2014, Barack Obama signed a measure altering 40 years of labor law, and paving the way for unprecedented cuts in benefits for current retires in troubled multiemployer pension plans (MEPPs). As of this September, according to an analysis by Baker & Hostetler […]

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Big Labor Hog-Ties IL Governor, Empowers Unelected Arbitrators

For years, government union monopolists have been ripping off ordinary taxpayers in Illinois, a state where both private- and public-sector employees may be forced to pay Big Labor dues or fees as a job condition, in a host of ways. Meanwhile, the Prairie State’s economic performance has been abysmal. From 2005 to 2015, for example, […]

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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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Freedom from Union Violence Act Introduced In Congress (HR4422)

National Grassroots Lobby Urges Congress to Pass Freedom from Union Violence Act 2.8 million National Right to Work Committee members call on Congress to protect rank and file workers Washington, DC (November 16, 2017) – Today, Congressman Steve King (R-IA-4) will introduce the Freedom from Union Violence Act (H.R.4422) in the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

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Manufacturing Migrates to Right to Work States

Cost of Living-Adjusted Factory Pay Lower in Forced-Dues States According to U.S. Commerce Department data released this spring, last year, for the first time ever, the majority of the entire U.S. manufacturing output occurred in states that had prohibited compulsory union dues and fees. As recently as 2006, just 37.9% of current-dollar manufacturing production in […]

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