Labor Day Stories Cite Vedder’s Study of Right to Work Laws

Ohio University

WorkplaceChoice.org’s Trey Kovacs, in a story on “How to Raise All Worker Wages,” cites Vedder’s report An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws, “which presents the results of an economic analysis of the impact of right-to-work laws on ‘state economies, and ranks states’ per capita income loss from not having an RTW law,’ while controlling for variables like population growth, manufacturing, and education level. The study finds a statistically significant and positive relationship between economic growth in a state and the presence of a right-to-work law.”

County filing claim against SEIU

By David Castellon, visaliatimesdelta.com

The Tulare County Board of Supervisor has authorized the county to file an unfair labor practices claim against the union representing more then half of the county’s full-time employees.

It’s Labor Day, not Union Day

By Mark Mix, The State Journal-Register

Most Americans realize Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won’t stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.

NLRB Case Tests Who Employs Contract Workers

By Melanie Trottman, The Wall Street Journal

Just a month after a controversial decision involving employees of McDonald’s Corp. franchisees, businesses are bracing for a new action by federal labor regulators that could lower the barriers between companies and the contract workers they use.