The Importance Of Right-To-Work Laws

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According to our textbook, right-to-work-laws are “laws passed by individual states prohibiting compulsory union membership” and there are “presently 21 right-to-work states” (Rue, Ibrahim, and Byars 382). I do think if they are going to be offered then it should be consistent across all states because it is unfair to those who do not participate and are pressured to join and pay union dues. I think right-to-work laws put the accountability back on the unions. In non-right-to-work states, individuals have to join specific unions, but in right-to-work states, individuals are granted more freedom to choose which to join if they want to pay dues and the flexibility to quit if they are dissatisfied. It forces unions to work with employees and
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