Simply Prevents the Firing of Employees for Refusal to Pay Union Dues or Fees
S.391 (U.S. Senate)- National Right To Work Act H.R.612 (U.S. House) - National Right To Work Act
Model State Right To Work Law
Model State Right To Work Law  -- The National Right To Work Committee model legislation for elected officials and staff as recommended language for Right To Work legislation.
  • west_virginia_right-to-work_hearing_testimony_nrtw
  • mark-mix-testifies-before-congress-about-right-to-work
  • 26-right-to-work-states_historical-timeline

nrtwcline

Right To Work News Posts

Right to Work Indiana Is 'Adding Jobs Fast Enough That People Are Rejoining the Work Force'

Right to Work Indiana Is 'Adding Jobs Fast Enough That People Are Rejoining the Work Force'
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's recent selection of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate is prompting many journalists to look more closely at Pence's record. As a new Wall Street Journal editorial explains, the Hoosier State's economic performance since Pence became chief executive in January 2013 is impressive.  And one obviously important factor is the state's Right to Work statute.  This law, which prohibits firing employees for refusal to join or bankroll a union, took effect shortly before Pence became...

Even the Obama NLRB Can't Swallow Union Lawyers' Anti-Right to Work Argument

Even the Obama NLRB Can't Swallow Union Lawyers' Anti-Right to Work Argument
(Pending anti-Right to Work litigation filed by Harvard Professor Ben Sachs [pictured above] and a team of union lawyers assumes monopoly-bargaining privileges are worth nothing to union bosses. But even President Obama's radical National Labor Relations Board knows that's not remotely true. Image: Harvard Law Today) In four lawsuits now pending in two different federal circuits and in the West Virginia and Wisconsin state court systems, union lawyers are making novel and audacious claims they hope will become a “doomsday” weapon...

'Those Who Deny Freedom to Others, Deserve It Not For Themselves'

'Those Who Deny Freedom to Others, Deserve It Not For Themselves'
Polls have long shown that Americans overwhelmingly agree that the personal right not to join a union is just as worthy of protection under the law as the right to join a union.  But for decades, top union bosses and their apologists have rejected this principled position. From time to time union spokesmen and their allies have been quite frank about this stance. Back in 1948, for example the American Federation of Labor (AFL) union plaintiffs in the Lincoln case, who...

Government Union-Boss Plunder in the Garden State

No thumbnail available
As practically anyone who has ever worked as an hourly employee in the private-sector knows, business owners are very careful about how they handle overtime expenditures.  Government managers have less incentive to control overtime costs because it isn't their money that's at risk. But in the U.S. it is only in states where both union monopoly bargaining and compulsory union dues as a condition of employment are authorized in the public sector where government overtime expenditures are routinely handled in...