"With three strokes of his pen, Gov. Bevin has gutted worker protections in the state of Kentucky," said Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa. "The governor and the state's Republican state legislators are leading the state down a road to ruin by passing right-to-work. There is no disputing the facts – wages and benefits are significantly lower in right-to-work states than in free bargaining states while poverty rates are higher. Right-to-work laws only enrich corporations while working families are left behind."
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SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters