Protecting Workers’ Rights in Illinois: Illinois Fares Better than “Right-to-Work” States on 10 Important Economic Outcomes

Protecting Workers’ Rights in Illinois: Illinois Fares Better than “Right-to-Work” States on 10 Important Economic Outcomes

According to Gallup, labor unions currently enjoy the support of nearly two-thirds of Americans, their highest level of approval in nearly two decades. Despite their success in boosting wages and offering pathways into middle-class jobs, however, union membership has declined across America, driven by the spread of so-called “right-to-work” laws.