Posts tagged closed shop

    Harrisburg pizza shop shuts down; employees had filed to unionize

    August 25, 2022 // Knead Pizza announced on social media sites its decision to shut both its original location in the Broad Street Market and Knead Slice Shop at the corner of N. 3rd and Boas streets. In addition, Knead, which was founded in 2016, was in the process of opening a third location on Cameron Street in Harrisburg.

    N.C.’s Right to Work law turns 75, experts weigh in on workers’ rights

    March 16, 2022 // The Right to Work law, approved in 1947, outlawed requiring union membership as a condition of hiring or of continued employment. It bans the idea of a “closed shop,” in which union membership is a necessary part of getting and keeping a job. The law also bans a “union shop.” In that scenario, an employer can hire nonunion workers, as long as those workers join the union within a certain period. The law also prohibits the mandatory collection of union dues by employers through payroll deductions.