The vast, corporate-funded campaign to weaken unions and lower wages of middle-class workers has reached into statehouses all over the country. In Maine, Rep. Tom Winsor requested that so-called "right-to-work" bills be drafted. So did Sen. Lois Snowe-Mello. In New Hampshire, Rep. Will Smith proposed a "right-to-work" law. Similar bills were also proposed in Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota, Montana, West Virginia, and Missouri. I expect at least half a dozen more.
Working families need to fight like hell against these dangerous attacks on their wages, their benefits and their job security.