New Research Counters Arguments for “Right-To-Work” Laws

Source: Erin Johansson and Michael Wasser, American Rights at Work, January 2012

A review of recent research on the impact of “right-to-work” laws, including the following findings:

– RTW laws don’t generate jobs, economic growth
– Prior research on RTW employment growth was inaccurate
– RTW laws lead to declines in workplace representation and wages
– If more states enact RTW laws, economic recovery is at risk

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