News From: Right to Work

by AFL-CIO | on Mar 30, 2018

The Bigots Behind Right to Work

Proponents of "right to work" laws often use lofty language to sell their agenda, with false appeals to freedom, among other high ideals. But right to work is about...

by Guest Post | on Mar 23, 2018

The Union Pay Advantage

This week, our Political Action Committee takes a look at the union pay advantage. Spoiler alert: teachers in states that aren't Right to Work, such as New York, get paid better! Another aspect...

by Press and Media | on Jan 09, 2018

Delaware Rejects Right to Work

Today, Sussex County in Delaware overwhelming voted no to making the county right to work. 

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 22, 2017

Changing the Narrative on Christmas Break

It’s been a long year and we need a break. What’s dangerous about resting is that while we fatten up on shortbread cookies and holiday cocktails, the bad guys don’t stop being bad....

by Brian Young | on Dec 14, 2017

Repealing Right to Work

Five years after Michigan lawmakers decided to make the state Right to Work, some elected officials are seeing the error of their ways and trying to make amends by repealing the anti-union law.

by Brian Young | on Oct 26, 2017

Right to Work to be Illegal in Illinois

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by Press and Media | on Oct 18, 2017

LIBN: The Right to Work Movement

Long Island Business News gives a great overview of what National Right to Work would do to the country.

by Guest Post | on Oct 16, 2017

Saving Your Union

Over the last few months, UCOMM has been reporting about the dangers of a court case named Janus v. AFSCME. This case would bring Right-to-Work for public employees to every state. With that prospect...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 26, 2017

Janus to be Decided on Sept. 28

On September 28th, the US Supreme Court will decide whether to hear one of the most important labor cases in modern history.

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 22, 2017

Making Right to Work Illegal

While Right to Work laws have been getting passed around the country, no state has ever passed a law to repeal Right to Work. With more than half of the states now Right to Work, the impact has begun...