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

Michigan Matters: Right To Work Debate

Michigan went from being home of the UAW and stronghold of the labor movement to becoming the 24th state in the union to adopt Right to Work legislation. This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with one of the architects of the campaign.

CBS 62–12/14/2012

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Dems Warn Snyder, GOP: Don’t Push Right-To-Work

Less than 24 hours after Gov. Rick Snyder put the “right to work” issue back on the table, it’s been a volatile day in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

Lawmakers Consider Move On Right-To-Work Legislation

Legislative leaders in Lansing are debating whether to introduce divisive right-to-work legislation that would limit unions’ ability to collect fees from non-union workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Police: Suspect Commits Suicide After Fatally Stabbing Chrysler Worker

Detroit police confirmed an employee was fatally stabbed at the facility on Jefferson Ave., near 6 Mile Road.

CBS Detroit–09/20/2012

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Chrysler Workers: Stabbing At Plant Was Over A Woman

While a police investigation is still ongoing, workers at the plant say it all started with a feud that began a few days ago over the suspect’s wife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Biden In Detroit: Romney Out Of Touch With Workers

Vice President Joe Biden is using a Labor Day rally in Detroit to portray President Obama’s re-election campaign as a battle to defend the interest of working people from a Republican attack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

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UAW Members At Chrysler Engine Plant Reject Deal

The United Auto Workers union says its members at Chrysler Group’s engine plant in Dundee have overwhelmingly rejected a tentative labor agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

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Are Unions On The Brink In Wake Of Wisconsin Recall Failure?

Roger in Southgate disagreed, saying, “Unions are so important, I work for the city … If we didn’t have a union the city could implement anything they wanted on us at anytime.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/07/2012

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UAW Marks A Defining Event:The Reuther Beating

The United Auto Workers Union commemorating the 75th anniversary of the famous “Battle of the Overpass” outside the Ford Rouge complex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2012

Inside the Chrysler Trenton Engine Plant. (WWJ Photo, File)

Chrysler Trenton Plant Workers Vote For New Schedule

Chrysler workers at the Trenton Engine Plant have voted overwhelmingly to end a rotating shift schedule.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012

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