Right to Work Legistlation

Q: What is the Taft Hartley Act?  

The Taft Hartley Act of 1947 (also known as the Labor-Management Relations Act) defines the following activities as unfair union practices: restraint or coercion of employees in the exercise of their rights, restraint or coercion of employers in the selection of the parties to bargain on their behalf, persuasion of employers to discriminate against any of their employees, refusal to bargain collectively with an employer, participation in secondary boycotts and jurisdictional disputes, attempt to force recognition from an employer when another union is already the certified representative, charge of excessive initiation fees and dues, and featherbedding practices that require payment of wages for services not performed.

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