A "Right to Work" ordinance was recently
defeated in Delaware's Sussex County.
Our political opponents have embarked on a national strategy
to introduce "Right to Work" to towns and municipalities -- promising
jobs and economic growth. However, we know that "Right to Work" is a
way to suppress the wages of workers and to be able to have a voice in the
In Sussex County, the threat of litigation and court costs
associated with the ordinance was reason enough for members of the city
council to defeat the issue.
In question, proponents of "Right to Work" cited a
county-level right-to-work ordinance passed in Warren County, Kentucky, in
2014. Other Kentucky counties then followed suit, leading labor unions to file
a federal lawsuit. A U.S. District Court judge struck down those local laws,
but his ruling later was overturned by three judges on the 6th U.S. Circuit
Court of Appeals."