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Michigan Union Presses Panic Button Over Right to Work Rumors

David70 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:10 AM
Unions are parasites, the fewer the better.
james207 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 8:23 PM
All the union bosses care about are your union dues!
Wumingren Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 8:43 AM
You left out the part where the unions are also abusing the workers. Having worked under the union thumb I know what a waste of skin those scumbuckets are.
Frank130 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:26 AM
I agree. Once upon a time they might have been needed to prevent employer abuse of workers. Now the unions are abusing the employers and all the taxpayers.
The Michigan Education Association always portrays itself as the poor, pitiful victim.

It was the victim when the legislature passed relatively mild education reforms. It was the victim when its ballot proposal to enshrine collective bargaining in the state constitution was soundly defeated by voters Nov. 6.

Now the union is wringing its hands over a rumored Right to Work proposal that may be introduced and debated in the state legislature during the lame duck session.

On Tuesday, the union pressed the panic button and issued a screed to its members via email: