michigan state employees

"LANSING – With two weeks left in the Michigan Supreme Court’s 2014-15 term, state government workers still are waiting for justices to decide major questions about the constitutional relationship between lawmakers and civil servants." (Lansing State Journal)

The state has trimmed about a tenth of its workforce over the last 10 years

The Michigan Court of Appeals made that ruling Thursday. This means state employees can choose not to pay union dues as soon as January when new union contracts take effect.