Missouri Loss Suggests 'Right-To-Work' Push Is Losing Steam

By Braden Campbell (August 8, 2018, 8:26 PM EDT) -- The resounding defeat Tuesday of a Missouri ballot measure that would have banned making workers pay for union representation shows that after a recent wave of state laws targeting union fees and a big U.S. Supreme Court win for foes of organized labor, the "right-to-work" movement may be losing traction, experts say.

People opposing Proposition A listen to a speaker during a rally in Kansas City, Mo., on July 31, 2018. (AP) Missouri residents voted two-to-one to reject Proposition A, which would have implemented a Republican-backed law passed in 2017 that nearly made Missouri the 28th state overall to enact right-to-work...

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