right to work

Even supporters say it may be a while before the law's effects are fully felt. Among other things, existing union contracts that include mandatory dues remain in effect until they expire.

While most teacher contracts in southwest Michigan run out this year, the contract for teachers in the Kalamazoo Public Schools doesn't expire until 2015.

Republican lawmakers have threatened to cut university funding over what they see as effort to circumvent "right to work" law

Republican lawmakers trying to stop what they call end run around Michigan's new law that bars mandatory collection of union dues


Western Michigan University trustees have called a special meeting for next week to consider a new three year contact with the union representing the university's part-time instructors.