Right-to-work laws, which limit the power of labor unions, have been around for decades. Now business leaders and Republican lawmakers in two states want to make them permanent.
There are many factors that go into staffing decisions -- some of which fail to take agencies' actual workloads into account.
The laws are meant to make it easier for ex-felons to get hired. But they're having the opposite impact on some people who don't even have a criminal history.
Public employers offer to help workers with nearly every aspect of their lives -- whether it's related to their finances or their marriage.