February 2015

Wisconsin: Everybody suffers when Right to Work legislation is passed.

Right to Work depresses the economy. Both Union and Non-Union workers suffer because Right to Work legislation lowers the prevailing average hourly wage. Firms don’t have to compete for employees in the presence of higher Union wages. What’s more, because the average hourly wage is used as a starting or base pay for determining higher pay grades throughout the firm Right to Work legislation has a ripple effect up the corporate ladder.

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Prison for Miscarriages?

Thom plus logo Mike Pence's and the GOP's war on women took a sinister turn this week when Planned Parenthood was forced to abandon Title X funding; they can no longer get payment for serving low income women for cancer screenings and STD treatments.