Michigan’s “right-to-work” fight foreshadowed at Free Press

Michigan Gov. dealt a sucker punch to unions in America’s symbolic capital of labor by signing two controversial “right-to-work” bills that ban unions from requiring workers to pay dues as a condition of employment.

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Right-To-Work Laws: A GOP Assault on Unions

by Ralph E. Stone June 14, 2012 In February this year, Indiana became the 23rd state to enact a right-to-work law, the only RTW law passed in the last decade. Republicans generally favor RTW laws while unions and Democrats do not. RTW laws are geographical too. RTW states are clustered …

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