The Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act Removes State Flexibility
Publication Date: July 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): James Sherk
Keywords: Government reform; First Amendment; Unions; Right to work
Coverage: United States
Legislation before the House would force states and localities to collectively bargain with unions representing public safety employees. Congress should not restrict the freedom of state and local governments to tailor policies to their specific needs.