right to work


(MPRN-Lansing) Teachers don’t have to wait if they want to drop out of their union. That ruling was handed down Wednesday by the Michigan Court of Appeals. 

"A state commission ruled today that the Michigan Education Association must allow its members to leave the union any time, and not just during the month of August." (Detroit Free Press)


(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court dealt two blows to public employee unions on Wednesday. 

"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)


(Lansing-MPRN) State lawmakers say Michigan set the stage for states like Wisconsin to consider right-to-work laws. Thousands of protesters gathered at the Wisconsin state Capitol on Tuesday as lawmakers there held a hearing on the measure.