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Rand Paul Introduces National Right to Work Act

Marlette John Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 5:33 PM
Right- paying people much less will stimulate the economy for sure.....
BabyChe'sCrushedSkull Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:10 PM
So you oppose freedom. Nice to know.
bucketomeat Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:07 PM
But, given the option to avoid paying dues, yet still benefit from gains produced by collective bargaining, e.g., 40 hour work week, the "weekend", what do you think people will choose...they'll choose to be free riders and effectively undermine the unions. This is about union busting, not freedom.
BabyChe'sCrushedSkull Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:06 PM
How is a law saying a person cannot be forced to join a union, if they don't want to, "making it harder to join and form unions". If unions are so flippin' wonderful, people should be lined up to join them. They shouldn't need the government to cooerce people into membership they don't want. Freedom of assembly means the freedom not to assemble as well.
Marlette John Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:01 PM
Okay focus...I know that. The point is it should be easy to join and form unions. The government should not make it harder. We have other rights along with the right to own a gun. Conservatives forget about the freedom to assemble, etc. You guys get you panties in a bunch when the government wants you to register your anti-tank weapon, but have them restrict the right to form groups-like unions-you are all for it!
BabyChe'sCrushedSkull Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 5:48 PM
People are free to join any unions they choose. Try to keep up.

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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