Right To Work Meaning

(US, public policy, law) The prohibition of union security agreements or closed shops; the prohibition of the requirement that those who take on work in a unionised shop join the union or pay it for representing them.

Example: Used other than as an idiom: see right,‎ work.
1948, United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 23.1), United Nations
  Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.