Right-to-Work

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder points to a chart during a media roundtable. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

“More And Better Jobs” The Promise Of Right-To-Work

Less than 18 percent of Michigan workers are unionized yet right-to-work came with this promise from Governor Snyder: “More and better jobs.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

Richard Wiecorek and Geraldine Balnkinship. (WWJ Photo)

Michigan Labor History Remembered As Right-To-Work Law Ushered In

As Michigan becomes the nation’s 24th right-to-work state this week, we take a look back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Protesters outside the Capital in Lansing in December. (credit:WWJ/Mike Campbell)

“Nothing Short Of Bullying” Says Union President Of Republican Proposal

Can state Republican lawmakers penalize universities for ratifying new contracts before “right-to-work” kicks-in?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

WSU Campus

WSU President: Contract Good For School, Michigan

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.

03/13/2013

WSU Campus

WSU Approves Eight-Year Union Contracts Before Right To Work Takes Effect

The deal includes a $1,000 signing bonus within 30 days of ratification. And raises will begin next year.

CBS Detroit–03/07/2013

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Warren Schools Sign 8-Year Contract Before Right-To-Work Law Takes 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

Pro-RTW demonstrators are outnumbered by anti RTW protesters.(credit WWJ/Mike Campbell, File)

Documents Detail Lockdown Of State Capitol Amid Right-To-Work Debate

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

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Long Labor Contracts Draw Ire Of Mich. Republicans

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2013

Protests surrounding the passing of the Right-To-Work law in Michigan. (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Mich. Senator Launches ‘Repeal Right To Work’ Site

A Michigan Democratic lawmaker is taking steps aimed at repealing the contentious right-to-work law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2013

Photo Credit: Pure Michigan

‘Pure Michigan’ Dropped From Right-To-Work Ads

A Michigan Economic Development Corp. official told lawmakers Thursday that the agency is re-evaluating the use of the award-winning tourism logo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

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