The Truth About Unions

What If I Don’t Want To Pay Union Dues?

What is a Right-To-Work state?

If you are employed in one of 22 Non-Right-to-Work states (also called Forced Dues states) and the union negotiates a “union (income) security clause” you could be required to pay the union as a condition of employment.

If you refuse to pay a union under a union income security clause, the union can order you to be fired from your job.


However, if you work in a Right-to-Work state, it is illegal for a union to require you to pay dues as a condition of employment.


For a listing of Right-To-Work vs. Non-Right-To-Work states, go here.

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