Rick Hagland: Why repealing Right to Work is unlikely to hurt Michigan’s economy

Business lobbyists are unnerved by the prospect of Michigan being once again seen as a union-friendly state

By Rick Haglund, Michigan Advance

On a bitter December day in 2012, the Michigan Legislature passed legislation — disguised as a measure to give workers more “freedom” — that in reality was designed to strip the financial and political power of labor unions. Thousands of union members and their supporters protested at the Capitol, but to no avail...

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