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The Importance of National Employee Freedom Week
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The Importance of National Employee Freedom Week

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The mission of NEFW is to inform government workers about their options for obtaining more freedom and flexibility in the workplace. This effort includes the participation of 86 groups located in 39 states around the nation.

How Louisiana’s Occupational Licensing Requirements Reduce Opportunity and Prosperity
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How Louisiana’s Occupational Licensing Requirements Reduce Opportunity and Prosperity

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The burden of attaining an occupational license makes it harder for job seekers to enter the workplace. This results in fewer workers, and thus fewer options for consumers, which is the perfect environment for prices to rise.

Louisiana Equal Pay Bill Could Have Unintended Consequences
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Louisiana Equal Pay Bill Could Have Unintended Consequences

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While preventing pay discrimination is a laudable goal, legislators should consider the various factors contributing to the wage gap and the possible unintended consequences of the law before approving this bill.

Why Even Right to Work States Should Celebrate National Employee Freedom Week
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Why Even Right to Work States Should Celebrate National Employee Freedom Week

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Not surprisingly, the survey also found that nearly 40 percent of Americans across the country hand over a chunk of their hard-earned paychecks to their union bosses without knowing they have other options.

Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection
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Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection

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Paycheck Protection makes sense because it gets Louisiana taxpayers out of the business of political fundraising for special interests.