In response to the Wisconsin legislature considering a fast-tracked “right to work” bill attacking the state’s unions, People For the American Way President Michael Keegan released the following statement:
“Plain and simple, this is an attack on working Wisconsin families. All Americans should be able to come together, have a real voice at their workplace, and make a decent living. But the GOP is bent on undermining these rights and making it more difficult for hard-working Wisconsinites to make ends meet.
“With the legislation taken nearly word-for-word from model legislation of the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the push for this bill is yet another example of the interests of corporations trumping the interests of everyday Americans in our political system. People For the American Way stands with those in Wisconsin fighting this shameful attack on workers in the state.”