By Marissanne Lewis-Thompson • Feb 17, 2017
Missouri became the 28 right-to-work state when Gov. Eric Greitens signed it into law earlier this month. The legislation prohibits employers and labor unions from requiring employees to shell out dues. But the new law hasn’t been without opposition from unions statewide. Mark Baker who is a business representative for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is against the new law and says it’s an attempt to drive down wages.
Click through below to listen to the interview and read what Mark Baker says why he's opposed to the legislation, give his opinion on companies who say they won't come to states that aren't right-to-work, and what this legislation means for unions.