right-to-work law

[ rahyt-tuh-wurk-law ]

  1. a state law making it illegal to refuse employment to a person for the sole reason that they are not a union member.

Origin of right-to-work law

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60

Words Nearby right-to-work law

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