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Gordon Lafer

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Gordon Lafer

Gordon Lafer, an associate professor at the University of Oregon, is the author of the paper “Does ‘Right-to-Work’ Create Jobs? Answers From Oklahoma.”

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Not content with their successful assaults on public workers, Republicans are set on destroying private sector unions, pushing “right to work” laws with false promises of job creation.

Not content with their successful assaults on public workers, Republicans are set on destroying private sector unions, pushing “right to work” laws with false promises of job creation.

The radical message of these protests is that the crisis we face cannot be addressed through the political process.

The NLRB has proposed a rule change that would make it much easier for workers to organize. No wonder the business lobby is up in arms.

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Unions invested heavily in the campaign to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Was that a huge mistake?