– Employed inhabitants: 1.7 million
– Members of unions: 99,000 (5.9% of employed inhabitants)
– Employees represented by unions: 113,000 (6.7% of employed inhabitants)
In 1954, a scathing report by a person named William J. Dodd known as the adoption of right-to-work legal guidelines in Louisiana “with out query probably the most controversial legislative drawback thought-about through the 1954 legislative session.” Though the legislation’s authors insisted their motives had been primarily based in liberating Louisiana staff, Dodd identified that the proposed legislation restricted the usage of a few of organized labor’s most vital instruments, like picketing or recruitment. The legislation was ultimately adopted in 1976.