The Republican governor and the Republican General Assembly, infiltrated by Unions, will not. Just as the Republican governor and the Republican General Assembly will not address issues of worker freedom and choice or Prevailing Wage.
The Republican Agenda does not include Pay Check giving workers a choice or Right to Work to reduce costs to the burdened Forgotten Taxpayer or substantial reform of Prevailing Wage mandates.
“’Just because the Republicans have the majority doesn’t mean we have a majority that is willing to change the status quo,’ said Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Cranberry, who has introduced several bills that would ban forced union membership. His most recent, House Bill 50, has remained stuck in the Labor and Industry Committee since he introduced it on April 30.”
The Republican Chair of House Labor and Industry is Republican Representative Mario Scavello who is financed by Wendell Young IV’s United Food and Commercial Workers Union which, also, defeated Liquor Privatization.
UFCW PLCB members Karen Reese (L) and Marcia Hall (R) with State Rep. Mario Scavello (R-176th) from UFCWU Facebook page.
“The new Chairman of the House Labor and Industry Committee is Rep. Mario Scavello (R-Monroe*). In 2012, Rep. Scavello was endorsed by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) and the AFL-CIO. The UFCW is the union which represents state liquor store employees. Furthermore, he has received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from government unions since 2010; the state teachers’ union (PSEA) has been particularly generous toward him. The selection of Rep. Scavello sends a very clear message that House leadership has no interest in curbing the finical or political influence of government unions.”