Supporters of Michigan’s right-to-work measure, which has been in effect for one week, are busy preparing to defend the law from powerful labor unions.
Michigan workers will have to wait until at least April to opt out of forced unionism, but one of the chief architects of the state’s right-to-work movement said the benefits will soon become apparent.
Michigan’s adoption of right-to-work reforms could have a domino effect in the heavily unionized Rust Belt, according to political observers across the region.
Michigan businessman Rick Snyder took right-to-work proposals off the table when seeking the Republican nomination for governor in 2009.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will make Michigan one of the largest right-to-work states in the country on Tuesday but opponents are vowing to fight the legislation.
Michigan Republican legislators will file legislation today that would allow workers to opt out of joining unions as a condition of employment.
One of the nation’s most heavily unionized states may soon become one of the largest right-to-work states in the country, a development some union members could not be more thrilled about.