RIGHT-TO-WORK LAWS: The Results Do Not Justify the Trouble

IN the recent elections, right-to-work laws went down to defeat in five of the six states where they were proposed. But they are far from a dead issue. Already, unionists are getting set for a drive in Congress to outlaw state laws that forbid the union shop. The arguments over such laws have ranged all the way from the position of Labor Secretary James Mitchell that "they do more harm than good" to the stand of General Electric Chairman Ralph Cordiner, who says his company takes right-to-work laws into consideration as a plus factor when locating new plants. But...

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