right-to-work

adjective
\ ˈrīt-tə-ˈwərk How to pronounce right-to-work (audio) \

Definition of right-to-work

: opposing or banning the closed shop and the union shop

First Known Use of right-to-work

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of right-to-work was in 1949

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“Right-to-work.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right-to-work. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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right-to-work

adjective

Legal Definition of right-to-work

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

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