America’s labor unions raise standards for working families in this country. Anti-union groups are seeking to kill the labor movement through a variety of different forms. A legal challenge, Janus v AFSCME, that limits your freedom to join together with your co-workers in union, is now at the U.S Supreme Court. A ruling in favor of the deep-pocketed groups that pushed this case to the highest court in the country would impose so-called “Right to Work” on the public sector nationwide.
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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.