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Rand Paul Introduces National Right to Work Act

Corbett_ Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:35 PM
I have to agree with Rick. To the extent that this bill merely repeals FEDERAL law, I would support it. But if it enacts new federal law or it overturns state law, I would have to oppose it. The Constitution does not give the federal government any authority in this area.

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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