Michigan Right To Work
A state labor board says a 10-year contract between a Detroit-area school district and employees was a “reckless” attempt to get around Michigan’s right-to-work law.
A judge has rejected a challenge from opponents of Michigan’s right-to-work law who claimed people were illegally locked out of the Capitol when lawmakers debated the legislation in 2012.
Unions have much to lose if the decision stands.
Michigan’s largest teachers’ union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled.
The Michigan Supreme Court still hasn’t decided to offer its view on the state’s right-to-work law. In fact, it is seeking someone’s opinion on whether it should give an opinion.
Michigan workers can choose not to financially support unions that bargain on their behalf under a right-to-work law now in effect.
Wayne State University’s president urged lawmakers not to limit the school’s state aid in retaliation for approving an eight-year contract just before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect.
Just weeks before the state’s new right-to-work law is set to take effect, the Warren Consolidated Board of Education unanimously approved an extended labor contract for its employees.
New court documents detail why police decided to lock people out of the state Capitol in December as Michigan’s contentious right-to-work law was debated.
Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.