Articles Tagged 'right to work'
‘Right-to-work’ movement claims victory in Missouri, eyes NH next
Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed legislation on Monday making Missouri the latest “right-to-work” state, as the growing movement sets its sights next on New Hampshire…READ MORE
Kentucky lawmakers pass ‘right-to-work’ legislation
Republican lawmakers in Kentucky passed a bill on Saturday making it the 27th U.S. state to allow workers the right to work in union-represented shops…READ MORE
Kentucky counties make unprecedented push for right-to-work laws
Local governments in Kentucky are taking matters into their own hands in a bid to battle union influence and, they say, make their communities more…READ MORE
Guards allegedly forced into union day before right-to-work implemented
The federal government is investigating a Michigan labor group and company for forcing three employees into the union on the eve of the state’s implementation…READ MORE
Pro-Union Activist Threatens the Michigan Governor: ‘We’ll Be at Your Daughter’s Soccer Game’
A speaker at a protest against Michigan’s right-to-work legislation said that Republican governor Rick Snyder will “get no rest” from pro-union activists if Snyder signs…READ MORE
Right-to-work proponents demand justice for violence
LANSING, Mich. â€” Conservative activists and supporters of Michiganâ€™s new right-to-work law gathered on the Statehouse lawn Thursday to demand justice for what they said were threats, intimidation and entrapment under a tent that was destroyed by union supporters during protests two days earlier by thousands of labor union activists.
Scott Hagerstrom, state director of Americans for Prosperity-Michigan, said he…READ MORE
Gov. Snyder: Right-to-work is not anti-union, itâ€™s pro-worker
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday blamed unions for opening the door to right-to-work laws in Michigan.
â€œThis last summer, labor leaders decided to start a ballot initiative to put something on Michiganâ€™s ballot in regard to collective bargainingâ€“and again I believe in collective bargaining but they went to a huge overreach, to do something to Michiganâ€™s constitution,â€ Snyder…READ MORE
Over protestersâ€™ angry chants, Michigan lawmakers give final approval to right-to-work bills
LANSING, Mich. â€” As the chants of angry protesters filled the Capitol, Michigan lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to right-to-work legislation, dealing a devastating and…READ MORE
Unions prepare for protests, legal challenges over ‘right-to-work’ push
Union members and supporters are gearing up for a massive protest Tuesday in Michigan’s capital in a last-ditch effort to stall the expected passage of…READ MORE
Michigan Republicans draw union ire with sudden votes on right-to-work legislation
Michigan Republicans touched off a firestorm Thursday with an abrupt push to pass right-to-work legislation, in what would be a blow to organized labor in…READ MORE