HOOSIERS WANT MORE TIME; PUBLIC REFERENDUM ON RIGHT TO WORKFor Immediate Release: Monday, Jan. 16, 2012
Media Contact: Jeff Harris, Indiana State AFL-CIO, 317.632.9147
INDIANAPOLIS Hoosiers overwhelmingly support a public referendum on the controversial right to work legislation and are unhappy with the Indiana General Assemblys rush to pass it, a new poll conducted by the Indiana AFL-CIO this weekend found.
Among the surveys finding were that only one-third of Indiana voters currently favor passage of so called right to work law, while 69 percent say that the Indiana General Assembly should slow down the process to allow more debate. The poll also found that an overwhelming 71 percent of respondents want to give votersnot the legislaturethe final say on this controversial legislation.