The New Year is off to an old start – workers rallying at staehouses to defend their rights. Jesse Russell has more.
Oklahoma was the 22nd state to pass the legislation. Since that legislation has passed manufacturing jobs continue to move to Mexico and overseas. The most recent company to pack up was Bridgestone Tire where Isbell was an employee of 36 years.
The term"right to work" is misnomer because these laws give workers no inherent right to find work. In the past, the "right to work' laws made paying union dues optional.
Now the GOP is trying to trying to ban the collection of union dues form payroll deductions. The intent is not only to weaken unions , but also to weaken the fund raising of the Democratic party which relies on union contributions.
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