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Unions Furious: Michigan to Become Right-to-Work State Today

Brubaker15 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:02 PM
The blond-haired protester at bottom-left in the accompanying photo appears on the verge of popping a blood vessel. Wow, so much anger at the prospect of no longer being able to force others to join your union. Apparently the prospect of competition, even competition in getting new union members, is more than she can handle. And the same can be said for the union bosses who are trembling in fear at the thought of their gravy train coming to the end of the line.
spartacus3344 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:09 PM
They're spittle-infused rage is that of children not getting their way anymore. When the adults in MI decide they prefer freedom of choice, the unions will throw temper tantrums.

The vote to turn Michigan into a right-to-work state will take place today after days of protests in Lansing about the pro-worker legislation that prevents having to pay dues to a union. Not surprisingly, local police are bracing for possible violence today as more protests are planned.

Even with the outcome considered a foregone conclusion, the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in the traditional union bastion of Michigan shows no sign of cooling.

Authorities in Lansing were bracing for an onslaught of demonstrators Tuesday at the Michigan Capitol as the Legislature reconvenes for...