Right-To-Work Study Destroys Obama’s Claim That Forcing Americans To Join Unions Helps The Economy

By Michael Hausam, IJReview.com

In December of 2012, speaking in front of a union audience, President Obama was cheered when he claimed that “right-to-work” laws – laws that allow employees to decide for themselves whether to join a union – were all about politics and had nothing to do with economics. In other words, he was advocating for forced unionism.

An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws

By Richard Vedder and Jonathan Robe, Competitive Enterprise Institute

The compelling preponderance of evidence suggests there is a substantial, significant, and positive relationship between economic growth in a state and the presence of a right to work (RTW) law.

When Unions Bark but Don’t Bite

By Vincent Vernuccio, National Review Online

Such was the expected story when Governor Rick Snyder signed Michigan’s worker-freedom law in December 2012. After machinations including violent protests outside the capitol and “there will be blood” rhetoric by Democratic state representative Douglas Geiss, most observers expected a major push in 2014 to repeal the law and punish the politicians who enacted it.

High-Ranking UAW Boss: Right to Work ‘Helps’ Unions

By Stan Greer, National Right to Work Committee

The fundamental aim of Right to Work laws is to protect the freedom of the individual employee, and not either to hurt or to help union officials. But whatever they say publicly about Right to Work, union bosses know that, in exchange for losing the privilege of forcing reluctant employees to fork over union dues or fees, they start out on a better foot with employees in general.

Don’t miss MEA opt-out month

By Ingrid Jacques, The Detroit News

Time passes swiftly in the summer. And July will quickly turn into August, which for many teachers is the only month their union will allow them to leave. And don’t expect the Michigan Education Association to remind its members.

Big Labor Joins Left-Wing Attack on North Carolina

National Legal and Policy Center

In recent months NLPC reported how Big Labor has vowed to make an aggressive push to “Organize the South,” and has joined the media-amplified “Moral Monday” protests as part of their strategy to infiltrate right-to-work states, especially in North Carolina.