As state budget writers confront cutbacks, a wave of laws weakening public unions has spread across the country, with New Hampshire expected to become the 23rd so-called “right to work” state. We talk today with longtime labor observers about the politics and economics behind these developments and about what the next measures might be for public unions.
- James Green, professor of History and Labor Studies at UMass Boston
- William Powell Jones, labor historian at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
We'll also hear from
- Tad Dehaven, budget analyst at the Cato Institute and coeditor of DownsizingGovernment.org.