Wis Catholic Conference director gives testimony on right to work bill
MADISON – State legislators debating a right to work bill must put the common good of workers and employers before all other interests, the Wisconsin Catholic Conference executive director said in testimony at the state capitol Feb. 24.continue at The Compass
During testimony given on Senate Bill 44, John Huebscher, WCC executive director, told the Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform Feb. 24 that the rights of workers and employees must be respected in any legislation offered.
Huebscher said the church’s moral voice on social matters such as worker rights is based on Catholic social teaching, “which consists of seven essential principles, one of which is the ‘Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers.’”
In his testimony, Huebscher quoted the state bishops’ 2015 Public Policy Positions document.