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In the hectic days of last December, as the Michigan Legislature prepared to pass a Right-to-Work bill limiting the scope of union authority in organized work places, MEA President Steve Cook issued a warning. “Whoever votes [...]
Just months after Right to Work was enacted in Michigan, Michigan Education Association local units are looking to depart the mothership. MEA leaders say local units have left – and returned — before. But critics of the [...]
When politicians talk about Michigan’s “lost decade” of the 2000s, they usually focus on the huge number of jobs shed by the state. Michigan lost 863,300 payroll jobs between April 2000 and July 2009, at the [...]
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Given recent events in Indiana, third-shift General Motors worker Roxanna Lucas was “not surprised” when Michigan followed suit by adopting a Right to Work labor standard. Lucas, like many coworkers at the [...]
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — In the weeks after “Right to Work” became law in Indiana, Michigan-based Android Industries was anointed a poster child for the job growth state officials predicted would flow from the measure. Company [...]
INDIANAPOLIS — With passage of Right to Work legislation imminent, Indiana Democrats huddled on a Monday night in February 2011 to plot strategy. The following morning, some three dozen state representatives bolted for the Comfort Suites [...]