America’s labor unions protect and seek to lift the standards for working families in this country. Deep pocketed opponents of workers like you, however, are seeking to kill the labor movement through a variety of different forms. A legal challenge, Janus v AFSCME, that could result in the end of your constitutional right to participate in a union funded by each member equally and fairly is fast approaching the U.S Supreme Court docket. This would impose across the country. what our opponents have termed — quite ridiculously — “Right to Work”. Move over, in February, anti-worker legislators in the House of Representatives introduced a bill into Congress that would result in the same outcome.
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Watch our “Right to Work” explainer below to learn how “Right to Work” creates universal misery – both in the public and private sector:
How does “Right to Work” reduce the wages? This one simple graph teaches you just how it’s done.
Former U.S Secretary of Labor Robert Reich goes in depth on the subject in just 3 minutes:
But what of the rotten and racist roots of “Right to Work” laws? While they currently remain unmentioned when talking about “Right to Work”, this can change by helping spread our findings on the matter. First, watch the Local 1932 presentation on the ugly truth behind “right to work” and start sharing. The information had been fully vetted through a variety of reputable sources, including an interview with a professor at the University of Arkansas, the state where “Right to Work” was truly born.
And so, what effects does “Right to Work” have on the public at large once enacted? The numbers don’t lie – “Right to Work” is WRONG and TOXIC.
Help stop “Right to Work” by either emailing your elected representative in Congress or calling them. Get their contact information by clicking on the “POLITICAL ACTION” tab at the top of this page, followed by the appropriate city selection.
Why does it matter? Because working people standing together for their right to organize a union in their workplace has made our country stronger.