This one has been sitting in the “to do” pile (maybe that should be folder) for a while now but the point still stands…
Republicans, who control the state legislature, have succeeded in banning a requirement that workers pay union fees as a condition of employment.
Outside, police in riot gear used tear gas to control tensions among a crowd of more than 10,000 protesters.
Passage of the measure makes Michigan the 24th “right-to-work” state.
Bills sent by the House and Senate were signed into law by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder early on Tuesday evening.