Illinois’ Prevailing Wage Act has no place in the 21st century. Policymakers should enact fair and competitive construction laws that give all individuals who are willing to work a fighting chance.View Report
The Illinois House’s failure to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto is a victory for local leaders trying to attract good jobs for their communities.
An amendment has been filed in the Illinois House of Representatives that would remove language making local government officials criminals simply for enacting Right-to-Work laws. But significant problems remain.
The Illinois House failed – by just one vote – to override Rauner’s veto of SB 1905, a ban of local Right-to-Work ordinances. But the bill is likely come back for another vote.
The Illinois House failed to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of Senate Bill 1905. If passed, the bill would criminalize local officials for enacting Right-to-Work ordinances.
State lawmakers supporting Senate Bill 1905 aren’t just seeking to crush the idea of Right to Work – they are seeking to crush anyone who supports it.
Members of the General Assembly have already filed motions to attempt to override some of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes. Many of these are bad bills that will hurt taxpayers.
Lawmakers supporting Illinois Senate Bill 1905 aren’t just seeking to crush the idea of worker freedom – they are seeking to harm anyone who supports it.
A factory expected to employ 4,000 workers will not be coming to Illinois. Intersect Illinois cites the lack of a statewide Right-to-Work law and a dearth of shovel-ready sites as the main culprits.
A solution to the union’s “free rider” claim is on the table. Why doesn’t it enjoy union support?
For four decades, government workers have been denied their First Amendment right to freedom of association, but that could change with a U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2018.