Anti-union dues collecting measure is examined by Missouri, Kansas lawmakers
(Source: Kansas City Star, January 31, 2013)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ó Republicans say itís a simple change, from opting out to opting in.
But by making it more difficult for public employee unions to collect dues, GOP lawmakers in Kansas and Missouri could weaken a chief political nemesis.
If organized labor is dealt that blow this year, the stage could be set in subsequent years in Missouri to push for a right-to-work law ó the most contentious of disputes between management and unions played out in state legislatures across the nation.
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