Right to work laws

A Republican state representative in Michigan proposed an amendment to exempt her husband's job from the so-called "right to work" law which limits the ability of unions to collect dues. State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons (R) on Monday offered an Read more...
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is insisting that a so-called "right to work" law which restricts unions' ability to collect dues is not "anti-union" at all. Speaking to MSNBC on Wednesday, Snyder said his move to sign the legislation into law and Read more...
As Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was about to sign their union-busting right-to-work-for-less bills into law, Chris Matthews spoke to UAW President Bob King and the State Director of the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity's Scott Hagerstrom. Read more...
Via Raw Story, President Obama really slammed the union-busting laws rammed through the law duck session in Michigan, calling it a "right to work for less money": President Barack Obama traveled to Michigan on Monday where he said a controversial Read more...
President Barack Obama traveled to Michigan on Monday where he said a controversial anti-union "right to work" law passed by the Republican-controlled state Legislature last week really meant that workers had a "right to work for less Read more...

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This is great. Glad to see the president is really going to push back against this before the final vote, and do it in the belly of the Republican beast: WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama arrives in Michigan on Monday to sell his Read more...
The Fox News morning show Fox & Friends on Friday declared that a law in Michigan that weakens unions was a "Victory for Capitalism!" On Thursday, the Republican-controlled state legislature in Michigan had quickly pushed through a new measure Read more...
Michigan State Police say they were forced to use pepper spray and arrest at least four protesters who were opposing right to work legislation at the Michigan Capitol on Thursday. Michigan State Police Inspector Gene Adamczyk told the Detroit Read more...
From Think Progress, news that similar attacks on labor are gearing up in several states with new Tea Party governors. The arms of the Kochtopus? Reporting for the progressive Maine blog Dirigo Blue, Gerald Weinand has discovered that a Read more...