GOP Senators Introduce National 'Right-to-Work' Bill to Restrict Unions

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    A group of conservative U.S. senators has introduced a bill to restrict unions from forcing workers to join and pay dues as a condition of employment.

    The move on Capitol Hill comes as several states consider what's known as "right-to-work" legislation -- proposals that have met stiff resistance. Indiana Republicans recently shelved their right-to-work bill after it sparked protests at the capital and after Democrats fled the state to block it, mimicking the tactic used by Wisconsin lawmakers holding up Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union proposal.

    But GOP senators in Washington said national legislation is needed to stop the "strong-arm political tactics" they claim labor bosses are using to compel new employees into joining their ranks. They introduced the National Right to Work Act Tuesday.

    GOP Senators Introduce National 'Right-to-Work' Bill to Restrict Unions - FoxNews.com
     
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    We have need this forever. People should not be forced to join your club just because you are not smart enough to negotiate you own deal..
     
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    Yep.. forcing someone to pay you in order to be able to work and put food on your table is thuggery. pure and simple thuggery.. Have you heard from the FleeBaggers today?
     
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    i wouldn't join a club that would have me as a member.
    have unions ever put pressure on their members to encourage certain political views ?

    if you haven't seen "MEDIA MALPRACTICE", you should because it's awesome !!!
     
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    those evil bastards!! I guess Obbie isn't the only one how fires up their base huh?:lol:
     
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    No one is forced to work with a union...Either you work with one under their conditions or not. Its the same with any employment. Either you abide by their rules or you dont work there. Oooooorrrrr you can make laws to tell certain employers what conditions they must have for all employees...that doesnt seem like it could be exploited at all!
     
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    Another example of a simple soluton to a complex problem by simple people. I wonder if Willow Tree is able to comprehend the effects - intended and otherwise - of this effort by the GOP to break unions? Not likely.
    Critical thinking is a process wherein one needs to set aside emotions and prejudices and consider the consequences of an action. Not only the effect which they hope for but by using any tools available to evaluate potential for positive and negative consequences.
     
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    The Sherman Act prevents the formation of monopolies. Like that was a bad idea?
     

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