Michigan

After Mich. and Wis., Unions Need a Thorough Self-Examination

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While Busting Unions, Michigan Legislature Also Finds Time to Regulate Uteruses

The Republicans in the Michigan legislature are working hard to pass regressive bills before the lame-duck session ends and Democrats gain five seats in the house in 2013.

The GOP’s “right-to-work” legislation, which makes the payment of union dues voluntary in the private sector, could land on Governor Rick Snyder’s desk early next week.

The state senate bill went further and applies this to public sector workers, too, but exempts police and fire fighter unions.

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