Michigan

Reason Writers Around Town: Shikha Dalmia in Bloomberg On the Doomed Union Initiaitve in Michigan

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Unions went for broke in Michigan and they lost big time.

Michigan voters soundly defeated 58-42% Proposal 2—aka Protect Our Jobs—a measure that would have given public-sector unions a potent tool to challenge any law—past, present or future—limiting their benefits and powers. It would also have permanently barred Michigan from becoming a right-to-work state where payment of dues is no longer required as a condition of employment in unionized companies.

Will this defeat now open the right-to-work floodgates?

Go here to find out.

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