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Michigan Poised to Become Right to Work State; Protesters Shout 'Heil Hitler' in Response

Brent150 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 7:23 PM
My first job was a union job. It paid $3.85 an hour, minimum wage that year. Couldn't have the job without joining the union, and giving them a little "somethin-somethin" each paycheck. Why was I paying them dues for a universally mandated minimum wage? I percieved this union as a useless vestigial organ, which existed only to further its own existence, and line its managements' pockets.
Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 7:36 PM
Brent: Bingo.... "... which existed only to further its own existence, and line its managements' pockets."

That's about it in a nutshell.

Michigan is one step closer to becoming a Right to Work state. Last night, both the state House and Senate passed bills that would forbid the public sector unions from taking 2% out of workers’ paychecks for dues payments, regardless of whether or not they’re members. The bills can’t be passed into law until Tuesday, owing to procedural requirements, but they’re almost sure to prevail, at which point Gov. Rick Snyder has vowed to sign them.

The House and Senate each passed bills on the same day they were introduced that give private and public sector workers...