Can cities in non-RTW states pass their own RTW laws? The answer is yes, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling in 1963. Municipalities seeking to make their business climate more friendly for job creators may find RTW laws to be a plausible option.
States with RTW laws have faster economic growth, and union membership is growing in RTW states. If unions want to gain more members and make them better off, they should flip their anti-RTW position and give workers the right to choose whether or not to join.
It was revealed on Friday that the emails of Lois Lerner, director of exempt organizations at the IRS, were backed up on federal government equipment and have been available to congressional investigators all along-if the administration had only chosen to produce them.
Here are two statistics that most labor groups will not be sharing as they push their Labor Day propaganda—11 percent and $700 million. Though union membership has been declining, political contributions from unions have been moving in the opposite direction.
A broad executive order would cause immense problems for workers supposedly benefitting by the grant of legal status. To begin with, legal challenges to the executive order would work their way through the courts, casting a cloud of doubt on individuals’ legal status.