7 Ways Pro-Worker Policies Help Everyone, Including Nonunion Workers and CEOs

February 23, 2014

Despite business and Republican claims to the contrary, "right to work" for less laws hurt both workers and CEOs and prevailing wage laws reduce income inequality. A new report from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the University of Illinois Labor Education Program takes a look at the differences between states that have "right to work" laws and states that don't and states with and without prevailing wage laws. The report gives both general statistics and focuses specifically on the construction industry. Here are the top seven ways pro-working family policies are shown to benefit workers or CEOs (after the jump).

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