Right-to-Work


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Right-to-Work

Legislation at the state level in the United States prohibiting union shops, which are companies in which the employer agrees to require union membership from employees after a probationary period. In effect, right-to-work laws allow employees to benefit from union agreements without paying union dues. Right-to-work laws are controversial; both proponents and opponents claim that they reduce union power. The argument is over whether or not this is a good thing.
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The effect of right-to-work legislation is difficult to isolate because most right-to-work states generally have a more business-friendly climate overall and higher capital formation which results in higher productivity," noted Nash.
In addition, right-to-work legislation has been introduced in 13 other states," Regelin said.
House Speaker Brian Bosma and his cohorts will resort to any underhanded tactic to force through right-to-work for less legislation for their corporate benefactors.
The data shows that the annual average wage of workers in right-to-work states is $5,000 less than workers in other states," Marv Russow, UFCW Local 951's president, said.
Passage of this bill will result in unionized workers in all 50 states being required to pay union dues or be fired from their jobs under so-called "union (income) security agreements," which is something labor bosses have desired since 1947 when right-to-work laws were established.
Specifically, Keating noted that by becoming a right-to-work state, Oklahoma's position on SBSC's annual Small Business Survival Index, which ranks the states according to their policy climates for entrepreneurship, will improve.
Let us make no mistake about who is behind this right-to-work legislation," said Les Singer, International Vice President.
That's why we support Warren County's recent move to pass its own right-to-work legislation.
Natalie Yaw, is whether the Michigan Constitution empowers the State Legislature to enact a Right-to-Work law that applies to both private and public employees-or whether these matters violate the constitutional autonomy of the state's Civil Service Commission to govern the terms and conditions of employment for state employees.
90 companies have communicated to the IEDC that Indiana's enactment of right-to-work will factor into their decision-making process of where to locate current projects.
We ask the Governor to use his veto power to stop this unnecessary and divisive right-to-work bill.
Thousands gathered to protest a right-to-work bill expected to pass today.