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Michigan Union Presses Panic Button Over Right to Work Rumors

TS8 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:16 PM
The teacher's union in Michigan IS in the health insurance business. It was costing taxpayers hundreds of millions per year in higher rates. That monopoly was broken and the union suddenly offered competitive rates, saving a fortune. Being from Michigan, I sure do hope Michigan does become a RTW state. Those union guys are dangerous to the economy.
The Michigan Education Association always portrays itself as the poor, pitiful victim.

It was the victim when the legislature passed relatively mild education reforms. It was the victim when its ballot proposal to enshrine collective bargaining in the state constitution was soundly defeated by voters Nov. 6.

Now the union is wringing its hands over a rumored Right to Work proposal that may be introduced and debated in the state legislature during the lame duck session.

On Tuesday, the union pressed the panic button and issued a screed to its members via email: