June 3, 2019
A number of New Mexico counties adopted right-to-work ordinances, then the Legislature stepped in.
September 12, 2018
Voters in Missouri repealed a state law prohibiting forced union membership, preventing the law from going into effect nearly a year and a half after it was signed.
February 18, 2019
Michigan public-sector employees are opting out of union membership
May 14, 2018
The Kentucky state Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law prohibiting unions from requiring all employees to pay dues in unionized workplaces.
June 21, 2018
SCOTUS' upcoming Janus has the potential to put personal freedom back into the hands of workers and forever change the role of unions in the U.S. workforce.
October 31, 2017
Congressional Democrats are lining up behind two bills in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate to repeal right-to-work (RTW) laws in 28 states and prohibit states from passing such laws.
January 9, 2018
Badger Meter, a manufacturing company producing turbines and other industrial parts, is moving jobs from its Arizona plant to Wisconsin, citing the latter state’s right-to-work law as a factor.
July 24, 2017
Lawyers representing Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) filed paperwork in July to dismiss an attempt to overturn the state’s right-to-work law.
August 24, 2017
This week's Leaflet celebrates National Employee Freedom Week and examines how states can reform their workforce climate with right-to-work legislation.
March 6, 2017
Missouri is joining the growing number of states where union membership in a place of work is voluntary.
March 16, 2017
Lawmakers all over the nation are debating enacting legislation allowing workers to opt out of union membership, freeing them from being forced to join a union as a condition of employment.
January 25, 2017
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) signed into law a bill allowing workers to opt out of union membership, removing requirements that workers join a union as a condition of employment.
January 21, 2017
New Hampshire legislators are considering a bill that would allow workers to opt out of union membership, freeing them from being forced to join a union as a condition of employment.
November 8, 2016
At a speech in Bowling Green, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) announced plans to work with lawmakers to pass right-to-work legislation during the 2017 legislative session, after neighboring West Virginia enacted a right-to-work law in 2016.
February 13, 2018
On February 13, 2018, Arianna Wilkerson testified before Maryland state delegates in support of a bill that would enact a right-to-work law.
November 10, 2016
A Missouri state legislator is planning to introduce a bill allowing workers to opt out of union membership, removing requirements that workers join a union as a condition of employment.
October 19, 2016
Idaho’s chief legal officer is asking a federal judge to dismiss a labor union’s lawsuit challenging the state’s right-to-work law, citing the recent dismissal of a similar case in Wisconsin.
September 22, 2016
A West Virginia county judge is considering a lawsuit that alleges the state’s right-to-work law violates labor unions’ legal entitlement to money earned by workers.
February 20, 2017
Labor unions in Missouri are collecting signatures to place a referendum question before voters in 2018, seeking to repeal the state’s newly enacted right-to-work (RTW) law.
February 2, 2017
“More lawmakers, all across the nation, are waking up to the economic and social benefits of right to work, and Missouri is just the latest state to board the worker freedom train.” - Jesse Hathaway