Defending states’ right-to-work laws

By Sen. Lamar Alexander, claiborneprogress.net

The promise of right-to-work laws is that no worker in a right-to-work state can be forced to join a union – or pay dues to a union – in order to get or keep a job. The Taft Hartley Act gives states the right to establish a right-to-work law, and today, half of the states have passed right-to-work laws, including Tennessee.

Labor board overreach

By Richard Berman, The Wall Street Journal

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), stacked with Democratic appointees loyal to Big Labor, enacted new procedures to govern unionization elections.

Missouri Shows Growing Strength Of Right-To-Work Movement

Investor’s Business Daily

Is another union domino about to fall in America — this time in Missouri, where the Republican legislature has passed right-to-work bills in both chambers? It looks that way.

Is another union domino about to fall in America — this time in Missouri, where the Republican legislature has passed right-to-work bills in both chambers? It looks that way.

Farm-labor case appears headed to Supreme Court

By Dave Kranz, agalert.com

A sweeping state appellate court decision, ruling part of the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act unconstitutional, sets the stage for an eventual state Supreme Court decision on the act’s mandatory mediation and conciliation provisions.