right to work

State Supreme Court has refused to weigh in on issue before it goes through lower courts

Michigan Solicitor General will be allowed to file brief in the case

University of Michigan and Wayne State University among institutions that approved contracts shortly before law took effect

House-Senate Conference Committee will work out differences in legislation

School districts and universities that approved union contracts just before the Right-to-Work laws went into effect may off the hook. The Lansing State Journal reports penalties, like 15 percent cuts for universities, will not be in the state Senate budget. Western Michigan University was just one of the many public universities that approved new contracts before March 21st. Gongwer News Service reports the House Appropriations Committee will consider putting the penalties in their budget bill tomorrow.

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