“Today, July 1, 2015, the fine state of Indiana becomes what some people in the anti-union movement are referring to as a ‘free state.’ This is in reference to the fact that as of today, Indiana’s ‘prevailing wage’ laws are history. The hope of course is that this will boost the state’s economy by creating job growth and development. As was mentioned in last week’s blog, the anti-unionists are now targeting other Midwestern states. In Illinois, recently elected governor Bruce Rauner has announced what he calls his ‘pro-business, anti-union agenda.’”—Lyle R. Hill