Research & Policy
- Start with our Facts page or download a PDF of our “False Claims, False Promises” right to work fact sheet.
- Want more? Download our February 2012 literature review, which provides the most up-to-date research on right to work.
- Center for American Progress
- Economic Policy Institute
- PowerPoint: What’s Wrong with “Right to Work”?
- Video: Why Do We Want That for Indiana?
- Map of right-to-work states
Right to Work in Your State
Check out the following websites for state-based information and opportunities to get involved locally:
- Erin Johansson, Research Director, Jobs with Justice/American Rights at Work
The following scholars have recently published research on the impact of right-to-work laws, and can be contacted by media and policymakers for both background and public comment:
- Sylvia Allegretto, Research Economist, University of California, Berkeley
- Ross Eisenbrey, Vice President, Economic Policy Institute
- Elise Gould, Director of Health Policy Research, Economic Policy Institute
- Raymond Hogler, Professor, Colorado State University School of Business
- Gordon Lafer, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center
- Heidi Shierholtz, Economist, Economic Policy Institute
- Lonnie Stevans, Associate Professor, Hofstra University School of Business
- Marty Wolfson, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Notre Dame
- Roland Zullo, Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan
- Commentary: Why right to work is wrong for Michigan, D. Alexandar Bullock and Mark Schauer,
The Detroit News, December 11, 2012
- NFL players opposed to right-to-work, DeMaurice Smith
Concord Monitor, February 4, 2012
- Right-to-Work Laws Waste Time for Politicians and Unions (Editorial)
Bloomberg, February 1, 2012
- What ‘Right to Work’ Means for Indiana’s Workers: A Pay Cut, Gordon Lafer
The Nation, January 11, 2012
- Continuing Assault on Unions (Editorial)
The New York Times, January 7, 2012