Definition of right-to-work in English:

right-to-work

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adjective

chiefly US
  • Relating to or promoting a worker’s right not to be required to join a trade union: Kansas is a right-to-work state
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    • The right is renewing its efforts to pass state and federal right-to-work laws that prohibit requiring employees in a unionized workplace to pay dues to unions.
    • Asked by Matthews whether he supports state right-to-work laws protecting the right of workers not to join a union, Dean said no.
    • With an eye to union coffers, organizing poorly paid workers in poultry processing facilities in a right-to-work state surely appears less worthwhile than organizing workers with relatively secure jobs in the public sector.

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