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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:48 PM

Iowa lawmaker's effort seeks to put 'right to work' in state constitution


http://www.omaha.com/article/20130117/NEWS/701179928

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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Reply Iowa lawmaker's effort seeks to put 'right to work' in state constitution (Original post)
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Angry Dragon Jan 2013 #1
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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 08:12 PM

1. So if I live in a right-to-work state does that mean I can

walk into a business and demand that they give me a job of my choosing??

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 04:04 AM

2. Not exactly, but

I am sure you already know the answer to that one......

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 10:48 PM

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.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 04:36 AM

4. tragic really

 

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