Posts Tagged ‘study’

Sep
2015
8

Medical Journal: Unionized Construction Workers 29% Less Likely to Suffer Critical Work Injuries

Medical Journal: Unionized Construction Workers 29% Less Likely to Suffer Critical Work Injuries
  A wide-ranging new Canadian study has found that unionized construction workers reported 23 percent fewer injuries that require time off than their non-unionized counterparts.  The study was conducted by the Institute for Work and Health and focused on the years 2006 to 2012. It was published by the Journal of Occupational and...
Sep
2014
3

STUDY: Workers in “Right-to-Work” States Receive 24% More Government Assistance

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  A new University of Illinois-Urbana study on “Right-to-Work” laws shows that collective bargaining subsidizes low-wage work in some states.  With Illinois facing the possibility of GOP nominee Bruce Rauner winning the gubernatorial race by positioning himself as “the next Scott Walker” and pushing for “Right-to-Work” at the...
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Feb
2014
11

STUDY: Missouri Workers Would Lose “Between $4.58 and $6 Billion Annually” Under ‘Right-to-Work’

  Rule one in the “Right-to-Work” implementation playbook is to tie its potential passage to an inevitable economic rebound.  Yet, history has shown that “Right-to-Work” is more of an economic slow bleed than a miracle maker.   As the Missouri state legislature prepares to debate the merits of becoming the 25th “Right-to-Work”...