HARRISBURG — On the surface, Pennsylvania looks like it could be the next front in the ongoing battle between Republicans and big labor that flared up in Michigan this week lawmakers there approved so-called “right-to-work” legislation.Read More →
EAST LANSING, MICH. — On the Michigan State University campus here Saturday, they hooted and hollered, but these faithful union activists could never grab the attention of the object of their ire.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.
Planted firmly outside the MSU Breslin Center, these loyal union backers cast their furious scorn at the governor.
“Hey hey, ho ho, right-to-work has got to go,” they chanted.Read More →
FREDERICKSBURG — In a fight for worker rights, business groups and labor unions are battling over secret ballots in Virginia.
State Sen. Bryce Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, has proposed a constitutional amendment to block so-called “card checks,” which streamline the way to unionization.Read More →
Part 3 of 9 in the series Right to Work
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
LANSING, Mich. — Lend an ear to union disciples for a few moments and you might come to believe that this week’s right-to-work tangle came out of thin air, a broadside attack on the working class.
“On Thursday, the bill just came out of [...]
Part 4 of 9 in the series Right to Work
By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog
ST. LOUIS — Missouri may try to pass right-to-work legislation in 2013, but moving the bill through the General Assembly looks to be an uphill climb.
Right-to-work bans requirements that workers pay union dues as a condition of employment in certain sectors. The [...]