Pa. State Senators Introduce Right-To-Work Bill

By David McAfee (September 27, 2013, 4:23 PM EDT) -- A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would make Pennsylvania the next right-to-work state, allowing workers to choose whether or not to join a labor union.

Senate Bill 1073, also called the Freedom of Employment Act, was introduced Wednesday by Pennsylvania State Sens. Mike Folmer, Pat Vance, Don White, John Eichelberger and Lloyd Smucker. The act would prohibit employers from making employment conditional on certain labor organization status and provide remedies and penalties.

"Despite certain rhetoric, a Right to Work law simply gives employees the right to decide for themselves whether or not to join or financially support a...

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