Worker Freedom Graph for OLCThis week Opportunity Ohio released new data on job growth in right-to-work states versus forced unionization states.  Since 1990, Ohio’s private sector has only increased by 7.5 percent, or about 0.32 percent each year.  In contrast, the average worker freedom state grew 42.7 percent over the same time period.  The average right-to-work state grew nearly three times the average forced unionization state, which added 15.6 percent more jobs since 1990.  The bottom 16 states for private sector job growth were all forced unionization states, with Ohio ranking 5th worst.

To view the one-page report and see Ohio industry specific data, click here.