Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Labor Tuesday: Iowa Fair Share & Right-to-Work

The fight is getting nasty.

Organized labor and business are butting heads in Iowa over a "fair share" fee proposal in the Iowa Legislature that would force some nonunion workers to pay fees to unions.
The two sides are arguing about the proposal's fairness for thousands of Iowans, its effect on economic development in the state, and the question of whether passage of the proposal would end Iowa's 60-year run as a "right-to-work" state.

What do "right-to-work" and "fair share" mean? What would this bill actually do? What is the Republican noise machine doing to try to prevent this from passing? This, and more, below the fold. Read more here


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