Right-to-Work

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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

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‘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

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging Right-To-Work Law

An Ingham County judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Michigan’s right-to-work law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

Protesters gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday, Dec. 6. (credit: WWJ/Jeff Gilbert).

Labor Unions Look To Federal Court To Stop Right-To-Work

Michigan’s right-to-work law is set to go into effect in late March and labor unions are heading to federal court in an attempt to block the law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder. (WWJ/Amy E. Powers)

Snyder Talks State Budget, Detroit Leadership, Belle Isle And Right To Work

Snyder said he had no regrets about pushing right to work through the legislature, though it drew major protests in Lansing. “It’s a good decision and Michigan’s better off for it,” he said.

CBS Detroit–02/11/2013

Right-to-work protests in Lansing (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

8 Plead Guilty in Michigan Right-To-Work Protest

Eight people have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors after being arrested inside the state Capitol building during a protest against passage of Michigan’s right-to-work law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013

Unions, ACLU Sue To Block Right-To-Work Law

Labor unions and the ACLU say the state’s right-to-work law should be struck down because people were locked out of the Capitol when the bills were passed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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