Gov. Bill Lee has repeatedly said Tennessee’s business-friendly environment is what set the state apart from others vying for Ford Motor Company’s first new plant in 50 years, the $5.6 billion project called Blue Oval City set to be constructed on the West Tennessee Regional Megasite.
Part of that, he believes, is Tennessee’s right-to-work law, in place since 1947, which allows workers across the state to elect whether or not they would like to join a union. Without a law in place, unions can require membership as a condition of employment as they do federally.
Currently, Tennessee is one of 27 […]
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