Democracy in New Mexico- Workers defeat “Right-to-Work” (for less) bill

In a show of power in New Mexico, hundreds converged and dozens of union members from around the state testified against a “Right-to-Work” bill and won a 6 to 5 committee vote that effectively killed the legislation in this year’s cycle.

With accusations of ‘union-busting’ leveled by some speakers who joined the chorus opposing the bill, they packed the room where the House Labor and Economic Development Committee was meeting February 25 for a hearing on the measure- and sent a nationwide message of what democracy looks like in the Land of Enchantment. Read the story here.