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

WillYouEverGetIt Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 2:29 PM
Yep. I remember when right to work got passed in Louisiana. The union dictated who worked and who didn't. Opportunities in the crafts were made available to everyone women and people of color.

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...