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hermetic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-11 08:35 AM
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Labor digs in to battle Right to Work effort
Right to Work, which is House Bill 1468, prohibits employers from requiring union membership or paying any union dues. The bill exempts members of the building trades or federal employees. Senate Bill 575 limits collective bargaining topics for teachers to wages and benefits, with no say on hours or working conditions, while House Bill 1585 and Senate Bill 273 prohibit collective bargaining for state employees.

On Monday morning, HB 1468 will get a hearing, and unions want their members out in force.

Indiana AFL-CIO secretary Joe Breedlove said that state legislators are trying to divide unions by exempting building trades from the right-to-work bill.

There will be no splitting off, Breedlove said. Were going to be there all week until we get this killed off. Theyve decided that the corporations in America dont make enough money and you make too much. This is the last line of defense for all working families in Indiana.

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