Dem Seeks To End Taft-Hartley Protections

A bill  submitted to congress, Sept. 29,  would abolish the  right to work laws that exist in 22 states, at least according to its sponsor Brad Sherman (D-CA27) as the text of the bill, H.R 6384, is not yet available at Thomas.gov. 

Right to work laws came about from the Taft-Hartley Amendments to the National Labor Relations Act  in 1947. These laws allow a person to refrain from joining a union and still be able to work at a company.

“These laws are harmful to states like California, which allows labor unions to organize," Sherman said.

The 22 states that have adopted right to work laws -- mostly in the South and Midwest -- have become the nations fastest growing -- just look at where the congressional seats are going -- and have made tremendous advances in their economies in the last 60 years as opposed to the old industrial order in the Northeast and Great Lakes region.

And California.

Obviously, Pennsylvania is not a right to work state.

If Sherman's bill should pass look to an even faster exodus of jobs to China.

 

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