adjective Date: 1949 opposing or banning the closed shop and the union shop

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Right to work — The Right to work is the concept that people have a human right to work, and may not be prevented from doing so. The right to work is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recognised in international human rights law through… …   Wikipedia

  • right-to-work — /ruyt teuh werrk /, adj. of or pertaining to the right of workers to gain or keep employment whether or not they belong to a labor union. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Right-to-work law — Right to work laws are statutes enforced in twenty two U.S. states, mostly in the southern or western U.S., allowed under provisions of the Taft Hartley Act, which prohibit agreements between trade unions and employers making membership or… …   Wikipedia

  • right-to-work law — a state law making it illegal to refuse employment to a person for the sole reason that he or she is not a union member. [1955 60, Amer.] * * * In the U.S., any state law forbidding various union security measures, particularly the union shop,… …   Universalium

  • National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation — The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation is a charitable organization that provides free legal assistance to employees who claim that their civil rights have been violated by compulsory unionism.[1][2] The Foundation was founded in… …   Wikipedia

  • right-to-worklaw — right to work law (rīt tə wûrkʹ) n. A state law that prohibits required union membership of workers. * * * …   Universalium

  • Right to die — For other uses, see Right to die (disambiguation). Suicide …   Wikipedia

  • Right to know — is the legal principle that the individual has the right to know the chemicals to which they may be exposed in their daily living. It is embodied in federal law in the United States as well as in local laws in several states. Right to Know laws… …   Wikipedia

  • Right to Exist — is a 2003 book by Israeli historian Yaacov Lozowick, a “long time leftist and peace activist.” [ Politicide Revisited, by Chad Alan Goldberg , Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 34, No. 3 (May, 2005), pp. 229 232 ] In the book, Lozowick draws on Just… …   Wikipedia

  • Right to Information Act — The Right to Information Act 2005 (Act No. 22/2005) cite web title = Right to Information Act, 2005 work = publisher = Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions date = 2005 12 10 url = http://persmin.nic.in/RTI/WelcomeRTI.htm format …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”