In Michigan, long considered a stronghold of organized labor, the state legislature today approved a right-to-work bill limiting union strength in the public sector. Another bill focusing on the private sector was approved last week. Republican Governor Rick Snyder is expected to sign both as early as tomorrow. Hundreds of protestors gathered at the state capitol today, shouting, "Shame on you," even though the outcome of the vote was considered a foregone conclusion. Micheline Maynard is senior editor of Changing Gears, a public media project exploring the re-invention of the industrial Midwest, and a contributor to Forbes.
Michigan Right-to-Work Bill Heads to Governor's Desk
- Micheline Maynard - Forbes - @MickiMaynard