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State Supreme Court vacates pro-union injunction in right to work case

Chris Dickerson Sep. 15, 2017, 2:17pm

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has dissolved a preliminary injunction that favored labor unions regarding West Virginia’s right to work legislation, clearing the way for it to become law.

Thanks to UMWA president for helping save retiree benefits

Josh Sword May 9, 2017, 9:15am

Dear Editor: On the very best day in Washington D.C., it’s easy for interests of the everyday working person to get lost in the shuffle.

WVU professor: Trump unlikely to usher in major changes to federal labor law

John Breslin Nov. 17, 2016, 1:27pm

MORGANTOWN -- Donald Trump’s presidency is unlikely to usher in big changes to federal labor law as the president-elect does not have a history of union bashing, according to a law professor at West Virginia University.

The newest right-to-work state, sort of

The West Virginia Record Aug. 16, 2016, 12:44pm

West Virginia became the 26th right-to-work state in the nation in February when our legislature overrode Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's veto of a bill prohibiting workers from being required to pay union dues or fees as a condition of employment.

AFL-CIO, other unions plan to challenge 'Right to Work' law

Chris Dickerson May 9, 2016, 2:09pm

CHARLESTON – Several unions, including the West Virginia AFL-CIO, are planning a legal challenge to the recently passed “Right to Work” law.