Shocker! Life Is Worse in 'Right to Work' for Less States

January 30, 2014

If you listen to extremist conservatives, they'll tell you, almost without exception, that "right to work" for less laws are an essential tool for making the lives of working people better. If you are more interested in actual facts, you'll find that statement to be untrue. Politico took a look at 14 measures of quality of life and combined them into a ranking of the best and worst states to live in. As we were bound to learn, Economic Policy Institute's (EPI's) Ross Eisenbrey points out "right to work" states fared much worse than states where the rights of working families are actually protected.

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