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Monday, March 2, 2015

 12:05 PM 

President of Union Conservatives argues right-to-work pro-union

Terry Bowman, president of Union Conservatives who said he has been a dues paying UAW member for more than 18 years, argued right-to-work is pro-worker because it forces union leaders to be more attentive to their members' needs.

Bowman said forced unionization gives labor officials a monopoly over workers and no incentive to spend members' money wisely because they are required to financially support them regardless of the job they do.

He called it un-American to require members to send money to unions that then engage in a "hyper political" agenda that focuses on just one side, supporting issues many of them don't support.

Right-to-work, he said, puts power back in the hands of workers.

“Forced solidarity is a contradiction. It is no solidarity at all," Bowman said.


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