Right to Work
Missouri legislative leaders said it would be difficult to follow the lead of Michigan lawmakers who approved a right-to-work plan Tuesday banning requirements that workers pay dues to unions for negotiating contracts and other services.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Several Republicans, largely unknown until launching their candidacies, had tapped their own finances, but Spence may face an uphill battle in November.
The “Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs,” opposes union organizers access to the phone numbers and email addresses of employees at specific companies
Thousands of people from labor unions and religious advocacy groups convened at the Missouri Capitol Tuesday.
Charlie talks with GOP Presidential Hopeful Rick Santorum; with Bob Soutier with the STL Labor Council about right-to-work; with USA Mortgage’s Doug Schukar about Obama’s plan to help people who are “under water” with their home mortgages; and with UC-San Francisco Prof. Dr. Claire Brindis and NY Times Food Columnist Mark Bittman about whether sugar should be controlled.
Quinn says Indiana is on wrong track.
Union’s general president James P. Hoffa encourages members to stay strong.
“Most companies historically in the U.S. have used the right-to-work position as a barometer of business climate.”
“This means inside our own government is union thugs trying to bully and intimidate.”