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Groups vow to push ‘right
to work’ in other states

Washington Post, by Felicia Sonmez and David A. Fahrenthold

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/12/2012 10:25:32 PM

LANSING, Mich. — The conservative groups that supported Michigan’s new “right to work” law — winning a stunning victory over unions, even in the heart of American labor — vowed Wednesday to replicate that success elsewhere. But the search for the next Michigan could be difficult. National unions, caught flat-footed in the Wolverine State, pledged to offer fierce opposition wherever the idea crops up next. They consider the laws a direct attack on their finances and political clout at at time when labor influence is already greatly diminished.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Canesplitter, 12/12/2012 10:32:29 PM     (No. 9062591)

Might be the "hail mary" that saves our country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: janylou, 12/12/2012 10:32:58 PM     (No. 9062592)

I hope they can break every one of these thug unions- including the NEA and SEIU. Cut the purse strings from DC.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Msctex1, 12/12/2012 10:34:44 PM     (No. 9062595)

Or it could well prove easier. There is as much or more reason for optimism than pessimism.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tundrarider, 12/12/2012 10:42:43 PM     (No. 9062607)

Where do I send my donation? I can´t afford what the NEA used to take from me, but I can help.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Davids918, 12/12/2012 11:21:48 PM     (No. 9062640)

And it´s a simple phrase, "why should anyone be forced to join a union to have a job"?

No one is saying someone can´t join a union, or a group can organize a union.

And the union should HAVE to collect their own dues instead of having them automatically deducted like your social security tax that´s directly deposited into the union bank.
Otherwise, the state should charge X dollars (same as the union due amount IMO) for the service of taking out the money.
Why should it be free labor?


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Tom kilbride, 12/12/2012 11:58:10 PM     (No. 9062673)

I thought these guys were in favor of "choice."


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/13/2012 3:25:59 AM     (No. 9062776)

Try NY next. The greedy unions here shut down every business they get their claws on.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/13/2012 5:39:06 AM     (No. 9062820)

Unions do not need more political clout, they already have obama in their pocket.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 12/13/2012 6:33:55 AM     (No. 9062871)

Just a head´s-up to people in states and/or cities who want to get a ´right to work´ measure or a pension reform item on their ballot: Here in California, last month, a SEIU official hoping to subvert a planned push for pension reform in the city of Los Angeles, openly admitted that the submission of bogus signatures was part of the union battle plan. [*Source: Editorial - Political Hardball or Union Extremism? – San Diego Union-Tribune – 12/12/12]

When the Unions submitted the bogus signatures, the people honestly trying to get enough signatures were snookered into thinking they had enough to qualify it for the ballot. When the trickery was discovered, it was too late to get more before the deadline.

There really is an uncivil-war going on out here.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: lil dotty, 12/13/2012 9:04:38 AM     (No. 9063132)

This will certainly be an atomic wedgie for the dem lib union thugs. They gotta feel a bit of discomfort when they wear their panties too tight.



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