Trey Kovacs is a policy analyst with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a public policy non-profit group in Washington, D.C.

My Articles

August 1, 2017, 11:38 AM EDT
A union organizing campaign at one workplace does not normally generate national headlines, but the 10-year-plus effort by the United Automobile Workers to unionize the Canton, Mississippi Nissan plant is an exception.
July 19, 2017, 11:52 AM EDT
Marc Perrone, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), wrote a letter this week to the Federal Trade Commission requesting a review of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods.
April 20, 2017, 11:51 AM EDT
Congress should eliminate federal employee union subsidies.
January 30, 2017, 11:57 AM EST
2016 saw a drop of about 240,000 union members.
December 14, 2016, 11:22 AM EST
A federal court put the final nail in the coffin of the Dept. of Labor's misguided persuader rule.
December 9, 2016, 12:38 PM EST
Do federal agencies face any limits on their power?
November 23, 2016, 1:43 PM EST
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez learned a harsh lesson this month.
September 28, 2016, 4:13 PM EDT
Union release time, has flown under the radar for decades.
August 5, 2016, 9:19 AM EDT
It seems like there is no slowing the CSR trend, or is there?
April 14, 2016, 10:57 AM EDT
Public sector workers in over 20 states must continue paying union dues, like it or not, after the Supreme Court deadlocked in Friedrichs v California Teachers Association last month. But state legislatures can take action to help teachers, librarians, bus drivers, and a whole host of other state and local public employees. Lawmakers can implement specific reforms to increase worker choice or allow non-union members to stop paying dues to a union they do not want.
August 17, 2015, 10:32 AM EDT
The Michigan Supreme Court recently ruled that state employees cannot be required to pay dues to a union or risk being fired. This is but the most recent victory for worker freedom. In the past three years, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin have enacted right to work laws, which free workers from paying dues to a union they do not support, and likely never voted for.