‘Right to Work' Fight Coming to Capitol
Sunday Gazette-Mail - Debates about "right to work" legislation are likely to heat up in West Virginia during coming weeks. Read
Last Tuesday, a bill called the "Creating Workplace Freedom Act" was introduced in the state Senate.
The bill, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, would prohibit requiring workers to join unions in workplaces covered under union contracts.
Right to work legislation allows employees, working under a union contract, to choose not to pay union dues, but those employees would still enjoy pay raises and fringe benefits negotiated under those contracts