A recent report based on Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data confirmed what was anecdotally apparent: that jobs continue to flood out of pro-union states and into states with more free-market policies.
The study by economist Todd Nesbit and public policy analyst Michael LaFaive reported that right-to-work (RTW) states added 1.3 million jobs since the pandemic, while non-RTW states lost 1.1 million jobs. RTW laws state that workers cannot be forced to join unions or pay union dues.
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935, forced employees who work for a unionized company to pay union dues as a condition of employment. However, the 1947 Taft-Hartley Act, which was first vetoed by President Harry S. Truman and then passed over his objections, allowed states to pass laws against forced union membership….https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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