7:28 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Despite "Right to Work" Law, Unions Still Signing up Members

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Union membership in Michigan peaked in 1989
LANSING, MI -Sparrow Home Health nurses voted this week to unionize, marking the first group the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) has registered since Gov. Rick Snyder signed Right to Work legislation in 2012.
6:13 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Judge Rules Michigan Teachers Can Leave Union at Any Time

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Michigan Education Association says most teaches have chosen to stay with union
Members of the Michigan Education Association should be able to resign from the union at any time, and not just during the month of August, an administrative law judge ruled this week. The ruling could be a blow to the union, which represents teachers and many other school employees.
6:00 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Federal Judge Orders End of Kellogg Lockout in Memphis

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Lockout has been in place since October
Kellogg Co. employees who have for nine months been locked out of a cereal plant in Memphis, Tenn., must be allowed to work again, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The order requires the Battle Creek-based company to allow the 226 employees to return within five days.
7:49 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Kellogg's Request to Dismiss Lawsuit Denied

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Hundreds of Kellogg employees in Memphis have been locked out for nine months in an ongoing labor dispute
Kellogg Co.'s request to dismiss a suit over the company's lockout in Memphis was denied this week. U.S. District Judge Samuel H. Mays ruled Monday the National Labor Relations Board's New Orleans office can file a petition against the Battle Creek-based company because the board's general counsel can delegate the authority to any regional director.
6:52 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Union Protests Proposed Job Cuts at Grand Rapids Public Library

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City library faced $914,000 deficit this year
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Will "job loss = less service" at Grand Rapids Public Library? That's one of the signs held by Grand Rapids union members this afternoon as they walk back and forth on the sidewalk in front of the library's Main branch downtown.