NFIB supports protection of ‘right to work’ law

NASHVILLE — NFIB State Director Jim Brown released the following statement on the final passage of Senate Joint Resolution 2, a proposed state constitutional amendment protecting Tennessee’s right-to-work law. SJR 2 passed the House today by a vote of 67-24-1. It passed the Senate earlier in the legislative session.

“Our right-to-work law, in place since 1947, unfortunately, is under attack in Congress with the U.S. House’s recent passage of the PRO Act. Right-to-work simply states that workers have a choice if they want to join a union or not. NFIB members across Tennessee believe workers should have that choice, and now Tennessee voters will be able to vote on adding this important constitutional protection in 2022.”

The National Federation of Independent Business is the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization. To learn more about NFIB in Tennessee, visit and follow @NFIB_TN on Twitter.

About NFIB

For more than 75 years, NFIB has been the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan and member driven. Since our founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses and remains so today. For more information, please visit

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