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The Latest Right to Work State: Michigan?

aj59 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 5:56 PM
What the post doesn't tell you is that the unions of Michigan picked this fight with their collective bargaining proposal they put on the Nov 6 ballot. That proposal, had it passed would have outlawed ANY and ALL right-to-work legislation, but it got soundly defeated, as did the other union proposal on the ballot. The legislature is listening to the voters by passing this new law. And I couldn't be happier, seeing as how the national elections went!
Carlos_7 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 6:06 PM
Funny ... Obama won the State, but most of the voters here vote Conservative.

But .. No! No! No! There is no Election Fraud going on.

My foot!
Joel176 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 6:17 PM
Well that idiot on Detroits city council pretty much confirmed whats been speculated when she announced that obummer owed them a bailout as they had gotten him elected.

Vote early vote often, thats the union way.
Joel176 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 6:06 PM
Yes, I remember reading about how the union wanted to change the Michigan constitution with their bill. I just hadn't heard what happened with it.

Good to hear that not only was it defeated, but that the unions took one in the shorts.

Another state is poised to join the 23 already known as “Right to Work” states – and of all places, it’s Michigan. Right now, the state legislature is debating a bill freeing employees from mandatory, automatic union dues payment – and the capitol building has been closed to union leaders, owing to concerns about capacity and pedestrian safety. The announcement came this morning from Lansing:

"I think this is what's best for Michigan," the GOP governor said while flanked by House Speaker Jase Bolger, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, Lt. Brian Calley and three union members...