Erin Shannon, Director, Center for Small Business, July, 2013
A report on major bills from Washington's 2013 Legislative Session
Paul Guppy, Vice President for Research, May, 2013
While the people of Washington and most lawmakers breathlessly await the outcome of closed-door budget negotiations, Sen. Michael Baumgartner has introduced a bill that would promote fairness and social justice for every working person in the state.
SB 5935 would extend right-to-work protections to all workers in the state. Employers would be barred from firing employees who choose not to become members of a private labor organization. The bill says: