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  1. of or relating to the right of workers to gain or keep employment whether or not they belong to a labor union.
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Origin of right-to-work

First recorded in 1945–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Forced labour for the loafer is still more an English tradition, though, like the Right-to-Work principle, long disregarded.

    The Vagrancy Problem.

    William Harbutt Dawson