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Legislators in at least 11 states are proposing laws that would prevent employers and employees from deciding to have "union security clause" agreements. These laws would require unions to fully represent workers who choose not to pay their share of the costs. If the union had to file a grievance or even go to court on behalf of a non-paying worker, the other workers would have to pick up the tab. By making unions weaker, these laws lower wages and living standards for all workers in the state. In fact, workers in states with these laws earn an average of $5,538 less a year than workers in other states. And that's just the start. Proponents give these laws the misleading title "right to work." "Right to work" for less is closer to the truth.