Right to Work - Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania

Right to Work

photo-worker“Right to work” states are those that do not force workers to either: (1) join a labor union; or (2) pay union fees as a condition of employment. Research shows that Right to Work states experience stronger economic growth than non-Right to Work states, and employees in Right to Work states get paid better wages than employees in non-Right to Work states, after accounting for the cost of living.

CAP champions:

  • Abolishing forced union dues/fees for workers not wanting union representation.
  • Eliminating costly “prevailing wage” requirements on public construction projects.
  • Prohibiting Project Labor Agreements, whereby the government awards contracts for public construction projects exclusively to unionized firms.
  • Protecting workers’ wages from forced contribution to political campaigns.