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.
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.
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.
Detroit police confirmed an employee was fatally stabbed at the facility on Jefferson Ave., near 6 Mile Road.
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.
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.
The United Auto Workers union says its members at Chrysler Group’s engine plant in Dundee have overwhelmingly rejected a tentative labor agreement.
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.”
The United Auto Workers Union commemorating the 75th anniversary of the famous “Battle of the Overpass” outside the Ford Rouge complex.
Chrysler workers at the Trenton Engine Plant have voted overwhelmingly to end a rotating shift schedule.