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right–to–work

adjective

Definition of right–to–work

  1. :  opposing or banning the closed shop and the union shop



1949

First Known Use of right–to–work

1949


Law Dictionary

right–to–work

adjective

Legal Definition of right–to–work

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a law prohibiting labor agreements that require all employees to be union members




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