A Democratic state senator said that the sexism of union workers is to blame for Missouri’s passage of right to work.
Missouri is one of three states to take up right to work in as many weeks after its House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday.
New Hampshire could become the nation’s 28th right to work state after the GOP-controlled Senate passed a bill banning union membership as a condition of employment.
Kentucky is poised to become the 27th right to work state in the country after the state’s House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday evening.
A union challenge to Wisconsin’s right to work law will move to federal appeals court after a district court judge dismissed the suit.
A West Virginia judge has delayed the implementation of right to work as she weighs a union challenge to the law.
Five Wisconsin workers are intervening to preserve the state’s right-to-work law, which faces legal challenge from some of the state’s most influential labor unions.
The Republican platform says that the party will support right to work laws at the state and federal level, as well as roll back stringent regulations adopted by the Obama administration.
Coercive unionism may be coming to an end in West Virginia despite threats from Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to veto right to work legislation.
Republicans are pushing for legislation that could fundamentally shift American labor law away from hereditary and coercive unionism.