Friday, December 21, 2012

Why More States May Adopt Right-to-Work Laws

Why More States May Adopt Right-to-Work Laws
The Economic Policy Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan think tank, says the laws and other anti-union measures lower wages—for both union and non-union workers alike—by an average of $1,500 per year, after accounting for the cost of living in each state.
And EDI says the laws have had no significant impact on attracting employers to a particular state.
"The freedom to choose (that) right-to-work supporters talk about so often is the freedom to treat employees however they please and to pay them as little as possible," said Ross Eiseberry, vice president of the Economic Policy Institute,

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