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The organization Ohioans for Workplace Freedom is gathering signatures to put a bill on Ohio's November 2014 election that would ban unions from requiring all employees to join and pay dues. Proponents say that no workers should be forced to join a union if their co-workers are part of a labor union. Opponents argue that the unions fight for higher wages and benefits for all workers in an organization an no one should get a free ride. See recent right-to-work news
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It should be up to the employer whether or not an employee is in a union or not. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Springfield, MO
Unions had a place and time where they were relevant and necessary. They are now the ruination of this country. I received the benefits of a union even though I did not belong. My health insurance was $8.33 per month for my entire family, regardless of... 5 years ago from a Republican in Struthers, OH
If the union is required to represent all workers at a given workplace, then all should be required to pay; if we go with a members-only European model of representation, however, then only those choosing to be members should be required to pay, just as... 5 years ago from a Green in Fort Atkinson, WI
The government should stay out of contracts between employers and employees. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Lake Station, IN
If you are a high school kid, working part-time your dues could end up being more than what they are earning. It should be for full-time employees, not part-timers. However, if during the summer the high school kid is working full time, then he should pay... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Arcola, IN
Yes. But -- as is current law -- their dues should be limited to their fair share of what it costs the union to represent them. Dues should not be extracted for other union activities such as political lobbying. 5 years ago from a Republican in Elizabeth, PA
Labor unions have provided the employee protection laws and should not be discouraged or hampered. 5 years ago from a Green in Barberton, OH
Unions are both beneficial and detrimental. They are only beneficial because markets are controlled by large companies; proper application of anti-trust laws would create a more fair marketplace, and unions would become obsolete and only detrimental. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Grove City, OH
No, it should be the workers right to choose. But the employer shouldn't have to pay them the same negotiated with the union, The employee can negotiate his/her own terms whether better or worse. The union need not help them or back them in times of... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Warren, MI
Many union workers have very hard jobs, such as laborers, highway workers, etc. Unions fight for these workers to have higher paying jobs. If you want the wages, you need to pay the dues to support the union. 5 years ago from a Republican in Jefferson, OH
Being pro union it hurts to write this - Unions today provide no benefits - they have become as self serving as the Copmpanies they negotiate with. 5 years ago from a Green in Royal Oak, MI
Although I have a great distaste for unions the UPMC hospitals have just proven the unions need to remain till a more even handed system can be devoloped. 5 years ago from a Republican in Altoona, PA
Yes, but should be able to opt out of some benefits, like pension or health care, and pay less in dues. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Earth City, MO
Workers should have to pay union dues or an alternative fee if they benefit from union negotiations. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Saint Joseph, MI
No automatic deductions and Unions should be required to have a certification vote every two years. 5 years ago from a Republican in Solon, OH
No, and abolish labor unions.
The government shouldn't be rewarding them for bankrupting the auto industry. 5 years ago from a Republican in Lorain, OH
No, but they should not expect the same negotiated salary and benefits as a union member. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Sparta, WI