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F. Vincent Vernuccio

Director of Labor Policy

F. Vincent Vernuccio is director of labor policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He is also a senior fellow at the Illinois Policy Institute. He is a graduate of the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Mich. Under President George W. Bush he served as special assistant to the assistant secretary for administration and management in the Department of Labor.

Vernuccio has published articles and op-eds in such newspapers and magazines as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Investor’s Business Daily, The Washington Times, National Review, Forbes and The American Spectator. He has been cited in several books, and he is a frequent contributor on national television and radio shows, such as "Your World" with Neil Cavuto and Varney and Company.

Vernuccio is a sought-after voice on labor panels nationally and in Washington, D.C. A regular guest on Fox News channels, Vernuccio has been described by Stuart Varney as a “top union watchdog.”

He has advised senators and congressmen on a multitude of labor-related issues. He testified before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service and Labor Policy.

Vernuccio lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Vernuccio and Bowman Author Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

The future of the UAW members under right-to-work … more

Vernuccio Quoted In Washington Examiner

Discussing Scott Walker's labor reforms … more

Vernuccio Quoted on UAW Opt Out in The Detroit News

Michigan autoworkers can soon leave their union … more

Watch Vernuccio Discuss Labor Reform at Heritage

Panel discussion on right-to-work and wages … more

Vernuccio Interviewed for Ohio Watchdog

Examining the economic effects of right-to-work laws … more

Employees Need a Choice

Celebrating National Employee Freedom Week … more

Fox News Features Fight Against Release Time

Public money funds union activities in many states … more

Washington Examiner Quotes Vernuccio on Proposed Labor Reform

Employee Rights Act would increase worker freedom … more

Labor Reform Not a Death Knell for Legislators After All

Timeline shows reformer success in later elections … more

Article on Worker's Choice in Forbes

Vernuccio discusses recent developments in labor reform … more

Idaho Lawmakers Embrace Open Meetings, Michigan Still Waiting for Transparency

New law may be "the best in the nation" … more

A Possible Uber Setback for Ride-sharing in California

Examining the distinction between a contractor and an employee … more

Worker's Choice Study Featured in National and State Media

Study proposes fix to free/forced rider issue … more

How Right-to-Work Can Make Unions Stronger

Unions can still collectively bargain, but must earn support of workers … more

Why Worker Freedom is Right for Wisconsin

Right to Work Isn't the Only Option

The state should give workers and unions more choices. … more

Is VW the First Model for 21st Century Unionism?

New policy echoes Mackinac Center recommendations. … more

2014 Election Aftermath

Unions' bark worse than their bite. … more

National Employee Freedom Week Announced

Dozens of groups promoting voluntary unionism. … more

Dexter Bus Drivers Dump International Union

School employees form local bargaining unit. … more

$1.6 Billion in Savings Lost Under Prop 2

The financial impact of enshrined collective bargaining. … more