Gordon Lafer

Gordon Lafer, a professor at the University of Oregon, is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and the author of “Does Right to Work Create Jobs?

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Thursday, May 26, 2011
"Right-to-Work" Laws and Jim DeMint's Race to the Bottom
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) has a new study touting his state’s “right to work” environment as a model of economic development. But the truth is DeMint is promoting policies that force hard-working Americans to compete against each other for low-wage jobs with scant benefits and no hope for a secure retirement.
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