The unions behind a failed challenge to Kentucky’s right-to-work law are appealing a state judge’s ruling on its constitutionality.
A Kentucky judge threw out a union attempt to block the state’s newly minted right to work law.
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the state’s right-to-work law was constitutional and ordered a district court to dismiss a union lawsuit on Tuesday.
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals dismissed a lower court’s preliminary injunction that blocked the state from implementing right to work legislation passed last year.
Union activists, with the help of a Washington, D.C., firm, reportedly have enough signatures to block Missouri from implementing its right-to-work law and force a ballot measure on the question in 2018.
The Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP) announced on Wednesday that it will begin a six-figure effort, including on-the-ground canvassing, phone-banking, and print and digital advertisements, in Missouri to rally support for the right-to-work law Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed in February.
Nearly eight in ten business leaders say they prefer operating in right-to-work states, according to a new study.
The top two Democrats vying to become Virginia’s next governor are also fighting for the support of organized labor.
The nation’s top labor arbiter struck down a Michigan union’s attempt to skirt right-to-work laws in a bipartisan ruling.
Republican Gov. Eric Greitens faced the first major battle of his political career when he helped Missouri become the nation’s 28th right to work state on Monday.