No Rights at Work
By undermining the freedom of workers to collectively bargain for better wages and benefits, “right to work” leaves workers and their families worse off.
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- The average worker in states with “right to work” laws makes $1,540 a year less when all other factors are removed than workers in other states (Economic Policy Institute).
- Median Household income in states with “right to work” laws is $6,437 less than in other states ($46,402 vs. $52,839). (U.S. Census Bureau).
Less Health Care Coverage
- People in states with “right to work” laws are more likely to be uninsured (16.8% vs. 13.1% overall). (Kaiser Family Foundation).
- Only 50.7 percent of employers in states with these laws offer insurance coverage to their employees, compared with 55.2% in other states. (Kaiser Family Foundation).
- The rate of workplace deaths is 36 percent higher in states with these laws, according to data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.
- UFCW Members in Missouri Will Not Rest Until Right to Work is Defeated Once and for All
- UFCW President Perrone Statement on Adoption of Right to Work in Wisconsin
- Perrone: The Right to Live in a Better, Fairer, Just America
- “Right to Work” is Wrong
- Economic Policy Institute’s “Right to Work” Research