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Michigan Legislature Passes ‘Right to Work’ Bill

December 7, 2012 by twalker  
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By Brian Washington Even though a new poll shows voters are against it, the State House and Senate in Michigan this afternoon approved a bill pushed by leaders in the GOP-controlled state legislature and corporate CEOs that unfairly tips the scales against hardworking Michiganders. The so-called “Right to Work” bill was introduced Thursday, and while [...]

‘Right to Work’ Laws Increase Poverty, Decrease Productivity

August 14, 2012 by clong  
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By Darrell Minor, Columbus State Community College On February 1, 2012, Indiana governor Mitch Daniels signed a “right-to-work” (RTW) provision in the state’s labor laws, making Indiana the twenty-third RTW state in the nation and the first in more than a decade to pass a law undermining the ability of unions to organize and represent [...]

The ‘Right To Work’ Assault on the Middle Class

January 20, 2012 by Mary Ellen Flannery  
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By Mary Ellen Flannery As right-wing Indiana lawmakers move forward with “right to work” legislation (RTW), their effort to kill the voice of private-sector unions specifically, NEAToday spoke with Professor John Russo, NEA Higher Ed member and coordinator of the Labor Studies Program at Youngstown State University in Ohio, to find out what this means [...]

Michigan Lawmakers Push “Right to Work” – But Only for Public School Employees

October 7, 2011 by twalker  
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By Robert McNeely A bill was introduced in the Michigan state senate on Thursday that would apply so-called “right to work’ laws exclusively to public school employees represented by the Michigan Education Association (MEA). MEA President Steven Cook denounced the bill, SB 729, as a blatant political attack on school staff  and the wrong answer to the state’s [...]