Tag: Right to Work

Tag: Right to Work

  • Supreme Court Hearing Oral Arguments Regarding Public Sector Union Dues image

    Supreme Court Hearing Oral Arguments Regarding Public Sector Union Dues

    The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in the case of Janus v. AFSCME, a case very similar to one that has already been heard by eight of the nine …

  • The Rest of the Story: Right-to-Work Could Spur Opportunity in the Buckeye State image

    The Rest of the Story: Right-to-Work Could Spur Opportunity in the Buckeye State

    Economic results conflict with the charge that right-to-work is a “radical change” that would “only take away from working families.” In fact, right-to-work states experienced nearly twice the rate of population growth and a more than 50 percent greater change in nonfarm employment.

  • 2017 is Right-to-Work’s Watershed Year image

    2017 is Right-to-Work’s Watershed Year

    Workers should have the right to decide for themselves whether or not they want to join or fund a union without fear of losing their jobs. With the recent adoption …

  • VIDEO: Right to Work Explained image

    VIDEO: Right to Work Explained

    There has been lots of conversation around the country on right-to-work, did you know for the first time ever, more Americans live in right-to-work states than not? Watch our video to …

  • The NH Advantage Grows with Right-to-Work image

    The NH Advantage Grows with Right-to-Work

    With the election of Chris Sununu as governor of the Live Free or Die state, New Hampshire may soon become the 28th Right-to-Work state. Lawmakers in Kentucky just passed legislation …

  • Video: John Tillman Addresses ALEC Attendees image

    Video: John Tillman Addresses ALEC Attendees

    “The truth is that we want to unleash the human spirit that lives within every one of us. We want to empower workers. We want to give them their freedom; …

  • Video: Luke Hilgemann Discusses Employee Choice with ALEC Attendees image

    Video: Luke Hilgemann Discusses Employee Choice with ALEC Attendees

    Americans for Prosperity CEO Luke Hilgemann shared his experiences while advancing Right to Work legislation over heavy union protests in the Wisconsin State Assembly. Hilgemann delivered his remarks to ALEC …

  • Video: California Teacher Rebecca Friedrichs Addresses ALEC image

    Video: California Teacher Rebecca Friedrichs Addresses ALEC

    Mrs. Rebecca Friedrichs described teachers unions’ intimidation tactics against teachers who don’t agree with them, and her experience taking her case against the California Teachers Association all the way to …

  • What Can be Done after Friedrichs? image

    What Can be Done after Friedrichs?

    Public sector workers in over 20 states must continue paying union dues, like it or not, after the Supreme Court deadlocked in Friedrichs v …

  • Right-to-Work in 2016 image

    Right-to-Work in 2016

    Even before the third month of the year is finished, there have already been major victories for advocates of increased worker freedom. For the first time, a majority of U.S.

  • West Virginia Becomes the 26th Right-to-Work State image

    West Virginia Becomes the 26th Right-to-Work State

    Today, the West Virginia Legislature overrode Governor Tomblin’s veto to enact the state’s Right-to-Work law, making West Virginia the 26th state in the nation to do so. Because West …

  • KY Judge Rules Against 10th Amendment and Local Right Work image

    KY Judge Rules Against 10th Amendment and Local Right Work

    If local governments have been granted the power to pass local right-to-work by their respective states, the federal government has no say how those powers are delegated.

  • West Virginia Takes Another Step Toward Becoming the 26th Right-to-Work State image

    West Virginia Takes Another Step Toward Becoming the 26th Right-to-Work State

    Earlier today, the West Virginia House of Delegates voted to expand worker freedom and boost the state’s potential for economic growth. The House voted 54-46 to adopt the Workplace …

  • Red States v. Blue States, Rich States v. Poor States image

    Red States v. Blue States, Rich States v. Poor States

    Sean Hannity spoke to former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich about a recent Gallup poll indicating that for the first time in the group’s tracking history, a majority of American states lean Republican. The group found that in 2008, 35 states favored the Democrat party, as opposed to merely 5 that leaned Republican.

  • West Virginia Moves towards Becoming the 26th Right-to-Work State image

    West Virginia Moves towards Becoming the 26th Right-to-Work State

    Last week, the West Virginia Senate voted to expand worker freedom and boost the state’s potential for economic growth. This was accomplished by voting to adopt 17-16 a right-to-work …

  • Video: Friedrichs Supporters Stand for Free Speech image

    Video: Friedrichs Supporters Stand for Free Speech

    On Monday morning, ALEC staff gathered with teachers, parents, legislators and grassroots leaders on the steps of the Supreme Court to support Rebecca Friedrichs, a California teacher who is fighting …

  • A Tough Labor Day for Unions image

    A Tough Labor Day for Unions

    This Labor Day, as Americans are fitting in one last trip to the beach or holding backyard barbeques, labor unions are left with little to celebrate. Union membership in the …

  • Wisconsin Marks the 25th Right-to-Work State image

    Wisconsin Marks the 25th Right-to-Work State

    Earlier today, following rigorous debate in the legislature, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed into law SB 44, a right-to-work bill that makes union dues and participation optional for …