Council collaborating to fight falsely named ‘right-to-work’ amendment

SSMRC Political Director Rick Halford (right) and A.J. Starling, secretary-treasurer of the Tennessee AFL-CIO, are working with the Tennessee Workers’ Alliance to fight back against the falsely named “right-to-work” amendment that Tennessee voters will consider on Nov. 8.

Right-to-work laws, which allow workers to opt out of supporting unions while unions remain legally bound to represent them, weaken union power by robbing locals of the resources they need to bargain well, enforce contracts, build solidarity, and survive labor disputes. Learn more: