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Right-to-Work: What's Next for Opponents?

December 12, 2012



Democrats and union leaders say the fight over Michigan’s new right-to-work laws is not over. Thousands of demonstrators converged on Lansing Tuesday as the legislation was debated, voted on, and signed by Governor Rick Snyder. Starting 90 days after the end of the current legislative session, union membership, dues, and fees will no longer be mandatory for workers at most private and public employers in Michigan. One law exempts police and firefighters. WDET's Pat Batcheller talked about it with Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta. Click the audio link above to hear the conversation.

Photos Courtesy of Rick Pluta