The author would like to thank the following people for their assistance:
- James Sherk, senior policy analyst in labor economics, The Heritage Foundation
- Russ Brown, president, Center for Independent Employees
- Derk Wilcox, senior attorney, Mackinac Center Legal Foundation
- Michael Van Beek, director of research, Mackinac Center
- Nathan Lehman, labor policy intern, Mackinac Center
Although these individuals helped significantly with this study, any errors in this report are the responsibility of the author alone.