LABOR: Right to Work

The nation's hottest labor issue is not being fought on picket lines or in Washington. It is being fought in state legislatures over bills and laws to ban union-shop and maintenance-of-membership contracts. Such laws, generally called "right to work" laws by legislators and "right to scab" laws by union men, are now on the books of 18 states. Utah's was enacted this year; the other 17 are in the eleven Southern states, plus Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada and the two Dakotas.

Last week Kansas scored a near miss in almost becoming the 19th....

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