LANSING (WWJ) – Governor Rick Snyder is on record as being opposed to the idea of the legislature trying to make Michigan a Right to Work state this year, but supporters say they may be able to get around that.
WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick spoke with Representative Mike Shirkey who would like to turn Michigan into a Right to Work state. As for how to get there – through the legislature or a petition drive – Shirkey said all options are on the table.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment In Your Future?
“It’s plenty of options available to us to make Michigan a labor freedom state. My preference is legislative action,” said Shirkey.READ MORE: American Heart Foundation To Host 2021 Detroit Heart Walk On May 15
And when asked at what point he would consider another option Shirkey said, “I’m not prepared to answer that question because there’s still a lot of time.” Shirkey adding, “this is a marathon not a sprint.”MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 3,514 New COVID-19 Cases, 115 Deaths Thursday
It’s still unclear as to when lawmakers will debate Right to Work.