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7:38 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Michigan Supreme Court Hears Challenge to "Right to Work" Law

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Kevin Lavery, WKAR

The Michigan Supreme Court will decide later this year whether the right-to-work law applies to state employee unions. 

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8:12 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Kellogg Workers Reject Changes to Labor Contracts

Proposed contract would have affected employee health care benefits and wage adjustments at four cereal plants, including Battle Creek
Kellogg Co. said it "must take steps now" to sustain its cereal business after union employees overwhelmingly struck down proposed changes to their labor agreement over the weekend. Only 21 of 1,289 votes cast last week were in favor of the proposal, said Trevor Bidelman, president of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 3G in Battle Creek.
8:10 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Kellogg Workers Vote on Contract Changes

Votes are to be counted Friday in Maryland
In front of a standing-room-only crowd, union official Ron Baker took the heat as hundreds of union employees from Kellogg Co. demanded answers. There were interruptions and, at times, shouting matches as the Battle Creek workers prepared to vote on sweeping changes to their labor agreement nearly a year ahead of schedule.
6:34 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Kellogg Cereal Workers to Vote on Contract Changes

Employees are expected to cast votes on the changes Thursday morning
Employees at Kellogg Co.'s cereal plants in the U.S. will vote this week on sweeping changes to their labor agreement nearly a year before the current contract expires.
7:28 am
Tue November 11, 2014

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

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.

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