Citations:right to work

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English citations of right to work

Phrase[edit]

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  • 1930, vernacular:
    "By the 1930s, the phrase 'right to work' was common in American political parlance, and it was meant to draw a contrast to labor’s claim of a right to strike."[1]
  • 1968 (revised 2008), William Safire:
    "Right to work is a management slogan that has been adopted as the generic term for anti–compulsory-union legislation, which labor refers to as 'labor-busting laws.'"[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palmer, Brian (2012-12-12), "Why Are Anti-Union Laws Called 'Right to Work'?" (in English), Slate. URL accessed on 2012-12-12.
  2. ^
    1968 (revised edition: 2008), Safire, William, [1], New York City, New York, United States: Oxford University Press, ISBN 987-0-19-534334-2, page 627: