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Only 11 People Show for Chicago Teachers Union Victory Lap in Michigan

nimh1 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 6:57 AM
IF the Michigan "union grab" gets voted in, I would like to see the Michigan legislature enact "right-to-work" legislation. Collective bargaining "rights" are (already) enshrined in federal law. The companion proposal to be voted on regarding "home-health-care workers" does the same thing--it would guarantee the SEIU 6 million dollars that they already receive (per year) while doing absolutely NOTHING for the "home-health-care-workers". This union "money grab" was instituted by former democrat governor jennifer granholm. C'mon Michigan legislators--we NEED "right-to-work" legislation. NO person should be forced to join an organization that they may disagree with.
RoaringAardvark Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 7:31 PM
Unfortunately, if it *does* get voted in, any right-to-work legislation proposed in Michigan would be unconstitutional. That's really what this proposition is all about.
Greg1084 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 7:24 AM
Most people actually doing home health work outside of any organized system. They will vote against it because it would force them into a system and, because the systems are unaffordable for most, out of a job.
The fact that only 11 people showed “for a discussion of the 2012 Chicago Teachers Union strike and what it means for Michigan unions,” could be signal that there may be underwhelming support for the unions’ Proposal 2 on Michigan’s statewide ballot.

The CTU has been on a victory lap of sorts around the country, crowing about its decisive win over Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the recent teachers strike. The tour recently made a stop in Ann Arbor.

Michigan union officials want to use the Chicago strike as a springboard for other Big Labor victories, like approval...