Missouri Democrats Introduce Bill To Make Limiting Power Of Union A Felony...

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Three MissouriDemocrats signed on to a bill that would make it illegal for state legislators to even suggest laws limiting unions’ collective bargaining powers.

The legislation was sponsored by Rep. Jeff Roorda. According to the text of the bill, any legislator who proposes restrictions on collective bargaining will be subject to prosecution for a class D felony.

Any member of the general assembly who proposes a piece of legislation that further restricts the right of an individual to bargain collectively, as set forth under section 29, article I of the Missouri Constitution, shall be guilty of a class D felony,” reads the text of the bill.

The legislation would prevent state congressmen from proposing laws such as right-to-work, a popular labor policy reform that gives individual workers the right not to join unions. Michigan recently became the 24th right-to-work state in the nation. Missouri does not have right-to-work. Continue reading via The Daily Caller...