TITLE

No More 'Free Riders'

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, M. Stanton
PUB. DATE
July 1980
SOURCE
National Review;7/11/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p846
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article addresses the issue of compulsory labor union membership in the U.S. and examines a law that specifically contains provisions on free-riders. The purpose of the author is to look for a solution to the ongoing debate over compulsory membership. Voluntary unionism is a movement that seeks to make labor union membership optional for U.S. employees. Members of this movement have pressed for right to work laws. Friends of compulsory unionism, on the other hand, argues that compulsory membership is necessary to avert the problem of free-riders.
ACCESSION #
6077804

 

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