A Michigan Democratic lawmaker is taking steps aimed at repealing the contentious right-to-work law.
A Michigan Economic Development Corp. official told lawmakers Thursday that the agency is re-evaluating the use of the award-winning tourism logo.
An Ingham County judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Michigan’s right-to-work law.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pro-union workers say Nissan has threatened to close its Canton, Mississippi assembly plant if workers vote for the United Auto Workers to represent them.
Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the Michigan Supreme Court to rule quickly on the constitutionality of a right-to-work law that takes effect in two months.
The governor said he wants to resolve the uncertainty over the law’s impact on state employees because new contract talks will begin this summer.