The West Virginia Supreme Court took a lower court judge to task for attempting to block the newly enacted Right to Work law from going into effect. Kanawha County’s Jennifer Bailey attempted to uphold AFL-CIO arguments that were rejected by the Supreme Court 70 years ago.

Missourians haven’t fared quite as well. In the latest court action in that state, labor unions are going to be allowed to place a question on the November 2018 ballot asking whether voters want the new law. Proponents of the law, already approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Eric Greitens, are fearful that voters won’t realize they may be overturning an existing law.