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.

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.

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Defund the Partisan NLRB

One of the primary objectives of the National Labor Relations Act is to remedy the perceived “inequality of bargaining power” between employees and employers. However, the National Labor Relations Board, which enforces the NLRA, has tilted the playing field too far in favor of labor unions by bestowing upon them greater bargaining power than employees or employers.

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Missouri House and Senate Pass Right to Work

On May 12, Missouri took a great leap forward toward becoming the 26th right to work (RTW) state. First, the State Senate passed the bill 21-13. Then on May 13, the Missouri House sent the RTW bill to Governor Jay Nixon’s desk with a vote of 92-66.