The Michigan Supreme Court says state workers can’t be forced to pay labor unions for negotiating contracts and providing other services.
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.
The Michigan Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case that will determine whether state workers are covered by a right-to-work law.
Unions have much to lose if the decision stands.
“My position is right now, for the attention it would draw into the state, it would be a distraction,” Scott Walker said.
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.
A judge has rejected a challenge to a key portion of a Michigan law that allows workers to have a job without giving financial support to a union.
The 3-0 ruling released Wednesday affirms an Ingham County judge’s ruling and rejects unions’ arguments that the law is unconstitutional.
On this first Labor Day since Michigan became a right to work state, union members are reflecting on the state of organized labor.