right to work state
A state that has a law prohibiting union security agreements.
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • right-to-work — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ adjective : relating to, having, or being a state law banning the closed shop and the union shop right to work laws a right to work state * * * /ruyt teuh werrk /, adj. of or pertaining to the right of workers to gain or keep… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • right-to-work laws — State laws permitted by section 14(b) of the TAFT HARTLEY ACT that provide in general that employees are not required to join a union as a condition of getting or retaining a job. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. right… …   Law dictionary

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  • right-to-work law — a state law making it illegal to refuse employment to a person for the sole reason that he or she is not a union member. [1955 60, Amer.] * * * In the U.S., any state law forbidding various union security measures, particularly the union shop,… …   Universalium

  • right-to-work law — A statute or provision of a state constitution that no one shall be denied an opportunity to attain or retain employment because he is or is not a member of a labor organization, prohibiting employers from entering into contracts obligating… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • right-to-work law — a state law making it illegal to refuse employment to a person for the sole reason that he or she is not a union member. [1955 60, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-to-worklaw — right to work law (rīt tə wûrkʹ) n. A state law that prohibits required union membership of workers. * * * …   Universalium

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