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The Legal Problem with Wisconsin's Right-to-Work Law (and what to do about it)

Wisconsin is about to pass a right-to-work law. Yesterday, Rachel provided an excellent background on this bill. Here, I want to make just a couple of comments. 730 more words

On Labor

Today's News & Commentary — March 3, 2015

According to The Wisconsin State JournalWisconsin law makers will likely vote Thursday on a proposed bill that would strip private unions in that state of their ability to charge mandatory fees of all workers that they represent. 326 more words

On Labor

Today’s News & Commentary — February 27

The LA Times reports that news of Wisconsin’s impending right-to-work law would make the state the 25th state in the country to abolish union fees. The move is part of Republican Governor Scott Walker’s platform, which “some see as strong enough to carry him to the presidential nomination.” Conservatives argue that no one should be forced to join a union or pay its fees.  408 more words

Daily Headlines & Commentary

Today's News and Commentary — February 9

Breitbart reports that the Labor Department has announced that 235 union pension funds may lack the assets necessary to pay 80 percent of their promised benefits. 379 more words

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Unions Lose Challenge To Michigan Right-To-Work Law

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge has rejected a challenge from opponents of Michigan’s right-to-work law who claimed people were illegally locked out of the Capitol when lawmakers debated the legislation in 2012. 95 more words

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Michigan Union Membership Drops 1.8 Percent

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The share of Michigan workers in labor unions fell again in 2014, the second year that employees could opt out of union fees under the state’s right-to-work law. 98 more words

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Michigan Supreme Court Hears Major Right-to-Work Case

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case that will determine whether state workers are covered by a right-to-work law. 127 more words

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