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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.

Worker’s Choice: Freeing Unions and Workers From Forced Representation

Event in Lansing discusses new legislation … more

Michigan Lawmaker Introduces Worker’s Choice Bill

Legislation would increase worker rights and free unions from representing those who do not pay dues … more

Mackinac Center Offers Labor Reform Ideas in Time for Labor Day

Op-ed on top reforms in The Detroit News … more

Worker’s Choice Popular in Michigan, Nationwide

National Employee Freedom Week poll finds overwhelming support of idea … more

Survey: Most Union Members Support Worker’s Choice

Wall Street Journal features Mackinac Center concept … more

Union Should Secure the Retirement of Their Members

New op-ed discusses Teamster pension problems in Washington Examiner … more

Workers Could Feel Pinch of Obama’s Overtime Rule

Vernuccio op-ed published in The Detroit News … more

Uber Disrupts Organized Labor and a Union may get More Dues Paying Members

Uber May Be Opening Door for 21st Century Unionization

Vernuccio op-ed published in Huffington Post … more