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'Tensions Have Been Rising' Between Teachers and Union Officials

'Tensions Have Been Rising' Between Teachers and Union Officials
  When Free State science teacher Angela Ross accepted a job at Annapolis High School (AHS) roughly a decade ago, special bonuses then available to teachers who were willing to work at that troubled institution were a critical factor in her decision. As Cindy Huang of the Capital Gazette, Annapolis' principal newspaper, reported in March, the bonuses were the result of a "state approved plan by former Superintendent Kevin Maxwell to make dramatic improvements in a school struggling to make academic progress ....

Right to Work States Dominate U.S. Automotive Manufacturing

Right to Work States Dominate U.S. Automotive Manufacturing
  Yesterday, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis issued its first state-by-state estimates for manufacturing output of motor vehicles, bodies and trailers and parts in 2015 and revised data for earlier years (see the link below for more information).  The data show that  71.8% of U.S. auto production that year occurred in one of the 25 states that had Right to Work laws on the books at the time. As recently as 2005, just 25.4% of the total U.S. output...

Michigan Ruling: Big Labor "Resignation Windows" Violate Right To Work

Michigan Ruling: Big Labor "Resignation Windows" Violate Right To Work
Michigan State Court of Appeals Upholds Ruling Striking Down MEA Union “Window Period” Restrictions on Resignations Decision upholds the right of Michigan Employees to leave a union at any time Detroit, MI (May 3, 2017) –The Michigan State Court of Appeals has upheld the Michigan Employee Relations Commission’s (MERC) ruling that affirmed the right of Michigan employees to leave a union at any time. The case was brought by public school employees with free legal assistance from National Right to Work Legal...

'When It Comes to U.S. Manufacturing, Not All States Are Created Equal'

'When It Comes to U.S. Manufacturing, Not All States Are Created Equal'
Like President Donald Trump, Daily Caller commentator Joanne Butler, an economist and a former U.S. House Ways and Means Committee staffer, is bullish on the future of manufacturing in America, even in historically low-margin industries like clothing. But in a recent column (see the link below to read the whole thing), Butler emphasized that, in order to succeed while making goods domestically, firms need to consider carefully where they site their facilities. "Some states," wrote Butler, "are much more business friendly...