Recent reports have revealed that the Wisconsin-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation has quietly descended on Colorado in an effort to undermine teachers unions and public education.
Colorado State Rep. Justin Everett (R-Littleton) posted this on Facebook recently. It’s an assertion without evidence that “contrary to what you may have heard…wages go up and unemployment goes down” in so-called “Right to Work” states.
Colorado unions saw increased membership in 2016 despite downward national trends, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual report.
The Colorado AFL-CIO, a leading labor organization representing 130,000 workers, released its priorities for the 2017 legislative session Tuesday.