News From: Right to Work

by Brian Young | on Apr 17, 2019

Illinois Bans Right to Work

In a complete 180, the new Governor of Illinois J.B. Pritzker has signed a bill into law that would make local Right to Work laws illegal in the state. The new law, which takes effect immediately,...

by Brian Young | on Apr 08, 2019

Bernie Sanders Vows to Ban Right to Work

On Monday, the International Association of Machinist (IAM) heard from Senator and Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders at their Transportation Department conference in Las Vegas.

by Brian Young | on Mar 11, 2019

New Mexico Bans Right to Work

The New Mexico Legislature has passed a new law that would outlaw local Right to Work ordinances and bring local laws in line with the states free bargaining status.

by Brian Young | on Feb 20, 2019

Rand Paul Introduces National Right to Work Bill

On Valentine’s Day, Senator Rand Paul took part in his favorite pastime, introducing a National Right to Work bill. Just like last year, Paul will be the main sponsor on the bill that would...

by Press and Media | on Jan 04, 2019

Virginia Lawmaker Wants to Repeal Right to Work

In one of the oldest Right to Work states, one lawmaker is working to pass a bill to repeal the law. Find out more from The Republican Standard below.

by Brian Young | on Nov 09, 2018

House Democrats Must Vote to Repeal Right to Work

After Tuesday’s Midterm election, Democrats have taken over Congress. With a majority in one House, they have the ability to lay out a vision for what life could be like under a united,...

by Guest Post | on Oct 08, 2018

The Deadly Effects of Right to Work

It’s well documented that right-to-work laws lower pay and benefits. What they also do, according to a new study, is increase the chance of dying on the job.

by Brian Young | on Sep 24, 2018

Janus Decision Opens the Door for Workers to Sue their Union

Since the Janus decision, UCOMM Blog has been reporting on a number of ways that conservative, anti-union groups have been trying to destroy unions. Some include knocking on union members doors,...

by Press and Media | on Aug 13, 2018

Are Democrats Losing their Union Base?

The Washington Post takes a look at what makes a union member voting against Right to Work in Missouri also vote for an anti-union politician like Trump. Read more below.

by Brian Young | on Aug 08, 2018

Voters Reject Right to Work in Missouri

In a massive win for labor, Proposition A, a law that would have brought Right to Work to Missouri, was defeated by a vote 67%- 32%.

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