Thu Jan 17, 2013, 08:48 PM
Omaha Steve (64,523 posts)
Iowa lawmaker's effort seeks to put 'right to work' in state constitution
Published Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 12:16 am
By Andrew J. Nelson
Iowa's “right-to-work” law has been on the books for more than 60 years.
But on Wednesday, a western Iowa legislator introduced a resolution to put it in the state constitution.
Rep. Greg Forristall, R-Macedonia, said the measure, House Joint Resolution 1, could be voted on by the State House of Representatives as soon as late next week.
“The constitution is a better safeguard for those individual rights than a simple law that can be overturned by a majority of any particular legislature,” Forristall said in a telephone interview.
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Wed Jan 23, 2013, 11:48 PM
LiberalFighter (34,638 posts)
3. Let the businesses think that.
Tell them that under federal law if they enact RTW they will have to give a job to anyone that asks. Tell them it is directed under the Wagner Act and an Executive Order under FDR was signed that has never been overturned.
See how much anger he gets from them.