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

spartacus3344 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 3:35 PM
That's not reality. Reality is Hostess. Reality is Delphi. The reality is that unions only exist to further the union, not employee rights. What the unions fought for in the 20's is now the law. Unions are not necessary, and are in fact quite destructive.

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...