2019 Mississippi Code
Title 71 - Labor and Industry
Chapter 13 - Prohibition Against Employer Intimidation Act
§ 71-13-3. Legislative findings
The State of Mississippi is a right to work state and the state’s right to work laws are founded on the basic principle that every individual has an inherent right to choose if they want to join a union or an employee organization, and this right to choose should not impact their employment. The State of Mississippi recognizes the importance and necessity of fostering economic development and job creation. Intimidation and coercion against any business, can make the state an unwelcoming and dangerous place for new business and job growth. Intimidation, extortion, and coercion are illegal and present a substantial risk to public safety and the well-being of the state’s citizens, workers and businesses; and certain limited and reasonable restrictions are deemed necessary to protect our citizens from these harms.