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

rigby4 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:14 AM
We give billions to GM to build the volt. Plus billions to Chrysler to build the Viper.
Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:19 AM
And nobody with any sense buys them.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:33 AM
Except government agencies (on taxpayer dime). Need to show "people are buying them."

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...