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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Signs Right to Work Legislation Into Law

PurpleStateBlueVote Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:36 PM
That's right, because given the option people prefer to get the benefits of unionization without paying dues. Don't worry, unions aren't going anywhere.
w-smith-84 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 10:25 PM
PSBV - sorry I was running out the door and misread your earlier post.

PS - It's illegal to force non-members to pay dues. RTW simply allows them to avoid paying the administrative fees for the the "collective bargaining" negotiations that led to the contract which ALL workers at that site enjoy.

And workers EARN LESS and have LOWER BENEFITS in RTW states. But nutters don't get it - they were told by their corporate masters to give the CEOs more money!

Joseph64 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:52 PM
How long will the union last if it can't strong arm anyone into paying dues anymore? How do they pay their bills? Do you really think there is going to be a single union worker who is going to continue to pay thousands a year to the union when they can take that money home like it was a pay raise? The union workers should be thankful they now no longer have to pay union dues because it is more money in their pockets.
Kevin348 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:42 PM
PSBV,

They are disappearing in the private sector. They are unsustainable--now there's a word you Leftists toss around a lot, but apparently don't understand very well.
Petrus64 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:41 PM
They still have to paya smaller fee.

Now their money won't go to the Union Party line wasted on Politicians.

It’s official: Michigan has become the 24th Right to Work state:

At a news conference at the George W. Romney Building steps away from the state Capitol, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) announced that he’d signed the contentious right-to-work measures that have sparked protests in the state.

Before dozens of reporters assembled inside a conference room on the building’s second floor, Snyder defended his move as one that would lead to ”more jobs coming to Michigan.”

The two bills bar unions from making contracts that require employees to pay labor dues. One bill dealt with public sector unions, exempting...