Carpe Diem has some interesting factoids when writing about the new Right-to-Work law that just passed in Indiana. For the Union folks out there who are still wondering which way to go, take a look. How are all of your Union dues working out for you so far?
MP: Some facts appear in the table below, showing the differences in some key economic variables between right-to-work states and forced unionism states in the ten-year period between 2000 and 2010 based on BEA data available here.
2000 to 2010
| Forced Union
|Private Sector Compensation||11.10%||0.70%|
|Real GDP per Capita||9.70%||7.89%|
4. Real per-capita GDP increased 9.7% between 2000 and 2010 in right-to-work states, compared to 7.89% in forced unionism states.