Sens. Float Right-To-Work Bill In Wake Of Boeing Suit

Law360, New York (May 4, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Three Republican senators said Tuesday they planned to introduce a bill that would enhance right-to-work protections, which prevent workers from being forced to join a union, in response to the National Labor Relations Board’s suit against Boeing Co.’s new nonunion facility.

Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Jim DeMint, R-S.C., said on the Senate floor that they would unveil legislation this week to bar the NLRB or union contracts from overriding state law in right-to-work states. The measure also would prevent the agency from...
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