Speaking at “Pancakes & Politics” the governor acknowledged that he’s made some unpopular decisions — but said he has no regrets.
Dozens of union members and others protested against Michigan’s new right-to-work law outside a Detroit building where Gov. Rick Snyder had a scheduled appearance.
Michigan workers can choose not to financially support unions that bargain on their behalf under a right-to-work law now in effect.
The same day the state’s new right-to-work law goes into effect, Gov. Rick Snyder will address hundreds of political, community and business leaders.
Less than 18 percent of Michigan workers are unionized yet right-to-work came with this promise from Governor Snyder: “More and better jobs.”
As Michigan becomes the nation’s 24th right-to-work state this week, we take a look back.
Can state Republican lawmakers penalize universities for ratifying new contracts before “right-to-work” kicks-in?
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.
The deal includes a $1,000 signing bonus within 30 days of ratification. And raises will begin next year.
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.