On March 9, 2015, Wisconsin became the 25th state in the U.S. to enact a so-called right-to-work law, which prevents private-sector unions from making agreements with employers requiring all employees to pay union dues.
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Source: National Conference of State Legislatures, Wisconsin State Journal
Nick Heynen was the online editor for the Wisconsin State Journal and managed the newspaper's social media accounts until 2018. A Maryland native transplanted to Wisconsin, he joined the paper in 2007 as data reporter.
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An organization led by a longtime conservative activist launched Monday, announcing plans to push for right-to-work legislation in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Right to Work is pushing for a law that says private-sector workers can't be required to join a union.