While there was a solidarity rally in Center City supporting union workers in Wisconsin, Gov. Tom Corbett says there won’t be any such issues in the Keystone State.
According to PoliticsPa.com, Gov. Corbett said that he’s not considering duplicating the actions of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for his budget. As an attempt to stop Wisconsin-style legislature from happening in Pennsylvania, union workers are asking Gov. Corbett to not follow in Gov. Walker’s footsteps and plans on putting on the pressure if he so does. Corbett says he does, however, support a “right to work” bill, which isn’t exactly a thrilling prospect either for labor advocates.
It is estimated that almost eight out of 10 state government employees belong to a labor union, making Pennsylvania just as strong of a labor state as Wisconsin.