Right-to-work covers state employees

Aug 15, 2013
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The Michigan Court of Appeals made that ruling Thursday. This means state employees can choose not to pay union dues as soon as January when new union contracts take effect.

LANSING - The 35,000 unionized employees who work for the state of Michigan are subject to the state's new right-to-work law, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled today. The 2-1 ruling by the court means state workers can now opt out of paying union dues once the next round of contracts take effect in January.

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