Ohio group seeks right-to-work amendment

The jury is out on whether right-to-work bills create or take away jobs

Just weeks after a right-to-work bill passed the Indiana House of Representatives, the idea has spread east to Ohio, where a group called Ohioans for Workplace Freedom is now gathering signatures to have a proposed right-to-work amendment put to a vote, the Dayton Daily News reports.

Right-to-work supporters say that the law, which would abolish mandatory union membership or union dues, could lead to more jobs because employers will no longer be restricted by wage scales.

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