Tag: right to work

The PRO Act Is Anti-worker

By Erica Jedynak – For the past several decades, we’ve seen workers across the nation see more choice, thanks to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME decision reaffirming First Amendment rights and passage of right-to-work laws in 27 states. These developments protect Read More

Decline of Unions Under Right-to-Work Laws Levels Playing Field for Trump

Donald Trump prevailed where other Republican presidential candidates failed in Midwestern states in part because of new right-to-work laws that have diminished the power and influence of the teachers’ unions, according to labor policy analysts. “Unions have been knocked silly Read More

Welcome to New Jersey: Non-Union Alabama Utility Crew Turned Away from Sandy Recovery? (UPDATE #3)

UPDATE #3: The Alabama-based company at the center of this controversy released its own version of events earlier this afternoon… Decatur Utilities sent a 6-man crew to the Northeast Wednesday October 31st, bound for Seaside Heights, NJ to assist with power Read More

Americans in “Right to Work” States Celebrate Labor Day with Lower Unemployment Rates

Labor Day officially became a U.S. federal holiday in 1894, largely as a way from Congress to appease striking railway workers. Ironically, that same movement is now putting certain U.S. states at a severe competitive disadvantage during the Obama Recession. Read More