State Representative Daryl Metcalfe is one of the state legislators behind the Pennsylvania Open Workforce Initiative, which is a set of four bills designed to essentially transform Pennsyvlania into a Right-to-Work state (you can see a summary of the bills here). Rep. Metcalfe has been pushing for this elementary bit of labor union reform for some time; only usually not when both the governorship and both houses of the state legislature were decisively controlled by Republicans. We talked for a bit on the Initiative:
The high costs involved with Big Labor - particularly in the public sector - means that labor union reform is a hot topic on the state level right now. I encourage readers to get involved in the issue. Certainly the opposition is doing precisely that...
Moe Lane (crosspost)