Supporters say “Right to Work” would bar the payment of union dues from being a requisite of employment, and argue that businesses have taken jobs out of Missouri or chose not to bring them here because Missouri is not a “Right to Work” state. Opponents say it would allow some workers to become “freeloaders” who benefit from union representation without paying for it.
Chairman Bill Lant (R-Pineville) says the committee will not put time limits on testimony but will cut people off if their testimony becomes “redundant.” The Committee will take a break at 2:00 if necessary.
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