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

Joe707 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 11:26 AM
Next time you hear a teacher say it's all about the kids, remember today. It is nothing about the kids for these union thugs, it is solely about adults and trying to rig the rules so that they can steal the money of their opponents.
Nanuq Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 11:43 AM
Those aren't "teachers", they are simply "educators".

The first cares about learning, the other is just marking the calendar.
Becca in TX Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 11:36 AM
Joe-Please differentiate between union and non-union teachers. Most Texas teachers are non-union and I don't know one who would miss school for something like this.
proudcons Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 11:32 AM
You took the words right outta my mouth.

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...