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Right-To-Work Law Takes Effect In Michigan

Michigan workers can choose not to financially support unions that bargain on their behalf under a right-to-work law now in effect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

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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

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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

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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

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Detroit Council Approves Union Worker Furlough Days

In an effort to address the city’s budget deficit, Detroit City Council has approved a resolution imposing mandatory furlough days for some union workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2013

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Union Workers Call For ‘Robin Hood Tax’

A group of mostly union workers gathered outside Chase Bank in downtown Detroit Thursday to protest the growing disparity between the rich and poor in the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2013

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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

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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

Gov. Rick Snyder (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey, File).

Snyder Asks Court For Ruling On Right-To-Work Law

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

Michigan State Police in Lansing during the Right To Work protest. (WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Michigan Spent $900K For Police At Right-To-Work Protest

The Michigan State Police spent an extra $900,000 on overtime and other expenses to have a large presence at the Capitol during demonstrations against a right-to-work law in December.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

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