May 02 2017

Right to Work in Missouri


Why is Right to Work Wrong?

Average workers in states with RTW laws make $6,109.00 a year or (12.1%) less annually than workers in others states.

The rate of workplace deaths is 49% higher in states with RTW laws, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Right to Work states spend 32.5% less per pupil on elementary and secondary education than other states.

Poverty rates are higher in states with RTW laws (15.3% overall and 21.4% for children). compared with poverty rates of 12.8% overall and 18% for children in states with these laws.

The Infant Mortality Rate is 12.4% higher in states with Right to Work laws.

Fighting Back

Here is how working people are fighting back! Thanks to Machinists Union for putting this video together!

Posted by Missouri AFL-CIO on Friday, April 14, 2017

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