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Rand Paul Introduces National Right to Work Act

RiffRaff Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:34 PM
S. 2173, National Right-to-Work Act, introduced by Jim DeMint had 24 co-sponsors and was placed on the Senate calendar on March 8, 2012. Where is it today? Why hasn't it been voted on?

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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