Rep. Joe Wilson (R., S.C.) announced the introduction of the National Right to Work Act on Wednesday. The bill would prohibit companies from requiring workers to pay union dues or fees as a condition of employment.
Gov. Tony Evers has called for the repeal of Wisconsin's right-to-work law and the restoration of prevailing-wage guarantees in public-works projects, despite critics' concerns that those proposals could become a drag on the state's economy.
A Michigan-based group is suing a machinist and aerospace union on behalf of employees who say they shouldn't have to pay fees to a union they don't want to join. The case was filed in federal district court in New Jersey.