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    Nurses Union Battle is Bigger than Mission Hospital

    North Carolina is in the middle of a union battle at Mission Hospital in Asheville. On September 4, 2020, The Daily News reported on the union ballot initiative’s potential implications across the state. Brian Gordon reported for the Jacksonville newspaper: “You definitely know that it’s bigger than just the hospital,”…
    Brenee Goforth, September 8, 2020
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    The Ramifications of Rejecting Right-to-Work

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders wrote a research brief on the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The legislation has passed the United States House and would mark a serious turn in the association rights of workers – particularly in right-to-work states such as North Carolina. The bill is…
    Brenee Goforth, March 3, 2020
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    Guze Comments on JLF Amicus Brief for Workers’ Rights Court Case

    This week, the John Locke Foundation, along with 12 other American policy groups, submitted a joint amicus brief in support of The Buckeye Institute’s case Reisman v. Associated Faculties of the University of Maine (AFUM). The groups joining the Locke Foundation to file the brief include Americans for Tax Reform, the…
    Brenee Goforth, February 7, 2020
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    “Frankenstein-esque” Bill Could End Right-to-Work

    The U.S. House bill, “Protecting the Right to Organize Act” (PRO Act), has attracted a lot of media attention lately – and for good reason. If passed, this pro-union bill would nullify 28 states’ right-to-work laws. Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis writes: The worst thing about the legislation is it…
    Brenee Goforth, February 7, 2020
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    NCAE staff participates in “walk-in”…to their HQ

    “Walk-in” organizers, the NC Association of Educators, proudly walked into their headquarters building today……as a group…wearing red…far away from an actual public school.
    Terry Stoops, November 4, 2013