Tag Archives: Right To Work

Right-To-Work Laws Continue to Gain Momentum at Federal, State, and Local Levels

For nearly fifty years, the debate over “right-to-work” laws had largely been considered settled. The concept was popular in the south, where a number of states have had right-to-work-laws on the books since before the 1960’s, but had gained little traction elsewhere.  Though all states were free to pass laws adopting right-to-work, few states outside … Continue reading this entry

Wisconsin Evens the Score by Becoming the Twenty-Fifth Right-to-Work State — So What Happens Now?

Wisconsin’s Legislature passed a “right-to-work” (RTW) law on Friday, March 6, 2015, and Wisconsin Governor (and possible presidential candidate) Scott Walker promptly signed the bill into law today. Wisconsin has now become the nation’s twenty-fifth state to exercise the option to have a right-to-work law. This article provides a brief summary of the law and … Continue reading this entry

Placement of Production Line in Right to Work State Alleged to Violate NLRA

On April 20, 2011, the Acting General Counsel of the NLRB issued a complaint against The Boeing Company (Boeing) based on Boeing’s decision to place a second production line for one of its aircrafts in South Carolina, a right-to-work state. The acting general counsel claims that Boeing’s decision was in retaliation for past strikes by … Continue reading this entry