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AFP-NM Celebrates Right-to-Work Win
Passage of ordinance a true win for New Mexico workers
SANTA FE, N.M. – Americans for Prosperity-New Mexico (AFP-NM) applauded the Sandoval County Commission for passing the local right-to-work ordinance sponsored by Commissioners Dave Heil and Jay Block. AFP-NM has consistently supported right-to-work laws that expand workplace freedom and free employees from being forced to join a union and pay part of their hard-earned paycheck to the organization.
AFP-NM State Director Burly Cain issued the following statement:
“This is a momentous step forward and hopefully the first of many more. The commission’s vote allows hard-working New Mexicans to keep more of their paycheck and better compete in the workforce. Employees should be able to choose whether to join a union – that choice should not be made for them by the government. Federal tax reform has set the stage for sweeping economic growth across the country, but New Mexico won’t be poised to fully capitalize on those reforms if it can’t compete with its neighboring right-to-work states. If New Mexicans are serious about getting ahead, then I encourage leaders across the state to follow the example of Commissioners Heil and Block and pass right-to-work laws that help communities across New Mexico improve their economic competitiveness.”
For further information or an interview, reach BURLY CAIN at RCain@afphq.org.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) exists to recruit, educate, and mobilize citizens in support of the policies and goals of a free society at the local, state, and federal level, helping every American live their dream – especially the least fortunate. AFP has more than 3.2 million activists across the nation, a local infrastructure that includes 36 state chapters, and has received financial support from more than 100,000 Americans in all 50 states. For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org
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