unions (page 4)

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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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    NC threatened by scheme to eliminate Right to Work, force people to support unions

    Good heavens. Where did they get this horrid idea from, and why? Perhaps this is the reason.
    Jon Sanders, February 27, 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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    WTVD dunks on the N.C. Association of Educators

    This teacher pay story is solid gold.  From WTVD reporter Julie Wilson: Back to May of 2019, that massive rally left no room on the stage for Republicans to speak, despite a request from the State Treasurer made in advance with hopes of explaining benefits. “Many folks asked us to…
    Terry Stoops, February 4, 2020
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    NCAE adopts controversial “raised fist” image

    I’m not sure what to make of the raised fist image that the N.C. Association of Educators now uses on their social media pages.  It has an Antifa vibe.
    Terry Stoops, January 28, 2019
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    Red4EdNC leader: Group wants “true union organizing”

    A teacher group on Facebook recently featured a thread about the desire of some teachers to conduct an (illegal) strike in North Carolina.  Apparently, they are inspired by the union representing Los Angeles Unified School District teachers, who are threatening to strike. Leesville Road High School teacher Angela Scioli (who was…
    Terry Stoops, December 18, 2018
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    The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining

    A new National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) paper, The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining, won’t be welcomed by teacher unions. Authors Michael Lovenheim and Alexander Willén write, We find robust evidence that exposure to teacher collective bargaining laws worsens the future labor market outcomes of men: in the…
    Terry Stoops, July 9, 2018