Tag: Right to Work

Collective Bargaining 101

March 3, 2017

What is collective bargaining? Collective bargaining is the formal process of negotiation between an employer and a group of employees—often with their union representative—that sets the terms and conditions of work. Collective bargaining results in a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), a legally binding agreement that lays out policies agreed to… Read More»

One Week, Three Major Victories for Working People in the South

March 24, 2016

In a groundbreaking week for the labor movement in the southern United States, working people are proving that anything is possible when you stand together to change the rules and fight for better workplaces. Huntsville, Alabama, Call Center Workers Join CWA In Huntsville, Alabama, the 750 men and women who… Read More»

Right to Work Is Still Wrong for Everyone

February 17, 2015

Surprise! Jobs With Justice and an extremist anti-union special interest group agree on the impact of “right-to-work” laws. We argue that states don’t benefit from passing these misnamed laws. The National Right to Work Committee (NRTWC) concurs. The group’s spokesman told the Wisconsin State Journal, “We’re not purporting to prove… Read More»

Fighting for a Voice on the Job at Nissan

March 12, 2013

In the “right-to-work” south, the fight for a voice on the job is an uphill struggle. But these workers at the Nissan plant in Canton, Miss., aren’t afraid to struggle. Check out this Ed Show clip to learn more about their fight and spread the word on Facebook and Twitter.

Right to Work Is Wrong for Everyone

February 9, 2012

“Right to work” sounds like a good idea. But in reality, these laws have nothing to do with providing rights or work. Right-to-work laws make it optional for workers protected by a union contract to help pay for the expenses that the union incurs while guaranteeing the rights of all employees.… Read More»