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Rand Paul Introduces National Right to Work Act

Corbett_ Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:23 PM
Marc -- The state has what is called "police power". It may not force you to join a union, but it may certainly decide to only allow closed shops. Now I think that any state that does this is wrong, but the federal government has absolutely no authority to meddle in this matter.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul introduced the National-Right-to-Work act this week. The legislation strips current labor law of forced unionisim language which can prevent some Americans who seek employement from obtaining a job.

"Every American worker deserves the right to freedom of association - and I am concerned that the 26 states that allow forced union membership and dues infringes on these workers' rights," Sen. Paul said  on his website. "Right to work laws ensure that all Americans are given the choice to refrain from joining or paying dues to a union as a condition for employment. Nearly 80 percent...

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