On a roll: Wisconsin Senate passes another labor reform bill

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Labor, News, Regulations, State Budgets, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“(W)e have taken great strides in encouraging open markets and removing government policies that artificially drive up costs,”said Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald.

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Missouri becomes 28th right-to-work state

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  Labor, Missouri, New Hampshire, News  /  No Comments

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed right-to-work legislation Thursday, making the state the 28th to enact laws that prevent workers from having to join a union to get or keep a job. The Republican, who took office last month, had pledged to sign right-to-work as a campaign promise. His predecessor, Democrat Jay Nixon, vetoed a bill […]

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Missouri right-to-work bill awaits governor’s signature

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  Jobs + Growth, Labor, Missouri, News  /  No Comments

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“We aren’t just fighting for more jobs. We are fighting just to be on the list of consideration.”

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Missouri poised to pass right-to-work legislation; New Hampshire up next

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Economy, Kentucky, Labor, Missouri, New Hampshire, News  /  No Comments

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“We’re pretty confident this year,” Greg Mourad, vice president of the National Right to Work Committee, told Watchdog.org. “I do expect it to pass.”

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Advocates ready to defend Kentucky’s right-to-work law

By   /  January 10, 2017  /  Jobs + Growth, Kentucky, Labor, News  /  No Comments

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The staff of the foundation will offer free legal advice to Kentucky workers, and its attorneys are prepared to defend the law from expected legal challenges brought by union officials, as it has done in Michigan, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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Scariest People of 2016: No. 6-Lafe Solomon

By   /  December 28, 2016  /  Federal government, Labor, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

Part 5 of 10 in the series Scariest People of 2016 2016 might go down as one of the most unusual years in the history of American politics. Voters chose historic change, but in all too many ways, it was business as usual. Too many bureaucrats still put their own interests over the interests of […]

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