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Milton J. Madison - An American Refugee Now Living in China, Where Liberty is Ascending

Federalism, Free Markets and the Liberty To Let One's Mind Wander. I Am Very Worried About the Fate of Liberty in the USA, Where Government is Taking people's Lives ____________________________________________________________________________________________ "Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. Tolerance in the face of tyranny is no virtue." -Barry Goldwater-

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Indiana Leads the Right-to-Work Charge - Reason Magazine

Free to choose. In a right to work state, you still have the choice to organize as a labor union and negotiate from this position. What tight to work means, is that unions do not have the ability to force employees to join and pay dues. This means that organized labor has to actually perform and add value to the process in order to remain relevant. But there are benefits to allowing for competitive market places...
Between 2002 and 2009, every year except one, economic growth in these states was noticeably higher than in non-right-to-work states. Over the last decade, employment grew 2.3 percent in right-to-work states compared with a 4 percent decline in others. What’s more, income growth in the right-to-work states was 17.5 percentage points higher. And Ohio State University economist Richard Vedder found that “without exception, a statistically significant positive relationship” exists between the presence of right-to-work laws and in-migration.

Indiana Leads the Right-to-Work Charge - Reason Magazine


At 12:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Almost 50% of cars made in the US are by foriegn car makers.
They did not need bailouts and all are in right to work States.


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