Victor Joecks

Executive Vice President

vj@npri.org

Victor Joecks is executive vice president at the Nevada Policy Research Institute and oversees the execution of NPRI's strategic plan and policy initiatives. He joined the Institute in 2009 and previously served as its communication director. Under his leadership, NPRI obtained record amounts of state and national media coverage.


Recent Work

How do you leave a union you don't know you belong to?

August 14, 2014

Running Aug. 10-16, this coalition of 68 groups, including The Heritage Foundation, in 40 states is informing workers nationwide about their right to leave their union through radio ads, billboards, online ads, flyers and social media. Or in the case of home-care providers, these organizations are informing individuals for the first time that they may be part of a union and how to leave. 

Poll released showing 83 percent of Nevadans support Right-to-Work

August 12, 2014

NPRI released a poll showing that 82.9 of Nevadans support the concept of right-to-work.

New Clark County teachers don’t have to join CCEA

New Clark County teachers don’t have to join CCEA

July 24, 2014

As a new flood of teachers gear up to begin work at CCSD, the teacher union will be out in force gleaning for new members. Teachers in Nevada should know they don’t have to join the union and can save over $770 per year by foregoing membership.

Between July 1 and 15, teachers, support staff can leave union

Two-week window gives school district employees a chance to save $600 to $770+ a year

July 2, 2014

No teacher or support-staff professional in Nevada has to join their local affiliate of the Nevada State Education Association. Once they do, however, most can only leave by submitting written notice during the middle of their summer vacation. 

New Clark County teachers don’t have to join CCEA

Educators will save over $770 if they don’t obligate themselves to union membership

July 1, 2014

New teachers with the Clark County School District don't have to join the teacher union.