Biggest Myths About The Right-To-Work Laws

Donna Ballman
Right-to-work laws protested
Right-to-work laws protested



Advocates of right-to-work laws argue that right-to-work laws will benefit workers. Will they? What rights do these laws give employees -- and their bosses? AOL Jobs legal affairs blogger Donna Ballman, who is an employment attorney, answers a reader's question on this subject and in the process debunks what she says are common myths around these laws.

Q:I live in a right-to-work state. It actually benefits the employer. I was told by a manager that because it is a right-to-work state they have the right to fire at will. I also worked at Walmart here. I was told by management that it would be automatic firing if I discussed organizing a union.