30 Issues: Unions vs. Right to Work

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30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: A look at the role of organized labor in politics and the future of unions. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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Key Questions

  • Should Washington take sides between workers and owners?
  • How much power do unions wield in the electoral process?
  • Why have collective bargaining rights become a target in many states?

What are your key questions on this topic? Post them below and get the conversation going!


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