Items Tagged with 'Right to Work'

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Right-to-work law takes effect in Michigan

March 28, 2013
DETROIT — Republican Gov. Rick Snyder said a right-to-work law that took effect Thursday is a milestone that will bring jobs to Michigan, while protesters promised to exact revenge at the polls for the contentious measure Snyder signed in December. Read More

Street Talk: Right to work — and play — must be Pure Michigan

Deadline pioneer.

January 11, 2013
Tying the right-to-work laws with the state’s Pure Michigan tourism campaign seems, well, sort of un-pure. Read More

Right to Work economies represent a mixed bag

January 5, 2013
Right-to-work legislation is hardly a new concept. Read More

Unions plan new offensive after Michigan right-to-work loss

December 26, 2012
WASHINGTON — Blindsided by a new law weakening union rights in Michigan, organized labor is preparing to target Republican governors in politically important states up for re-election in 2014 — part of a renewed offensive against perceived anti-union policies. While unions fared reasonably well nationally last month at the ballot box, their struggle to survive has forced them to spend staggering sums just trying to hold ground. Read More

Indiana’s claims of RTW success disputed

Snyder used those reports to endorse Michigan’s right-to-work legislation.

December 22, 2012
A heavily documented analysis by a liberal-leaning, economic think tank has concluded the principal reason Gov. Rick Snyder supported right-to-work legislation is pure bunk. Read More

Get involved to keep future bright for small businesses

December 22, 2012
We are a right to work state. That follows on the elimination of the Michigan Business Tax and a phase-out of the personal property tax. Read More

Michigan attorney general says right to work applies to state employees

December 18, 2012
| By AP
LANSING — Attorney General Bill Schuette says he expects the Michigan Civil Service Commission to follow a new right-to-work law as it relates to the state's 35,000 unionized workers. Read More

Are 35,000 state employees exempt from right-to-work law?

December 18, 2012

While there will likely be several legal challenges to the state's new right-to-work law, there is one challenge that may have the strength to beat it.

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Economists look at right-to-work states for links to job growth

December 17, 2012
Now that right-to-work legislation has been signed by Gov. Rick Snyder, can Michigan residents really expect to see a quicker economic rebound and the “more and better” jobs that Snyder and other supporters said the legislation would bring the state? Read More

The right-to-work landscape in Rust Belt states

December 17, 2012
| By AP
Here is a look at the landscape in some Rust Belt states that have pushed for right-to-work plans in recent years — some successfully, others not. Read More