Right to Work in Michigan: An Unexpected Journey

Is "right to work" an emotional topic in Michigan? Consider the headline on the front page of the Sunday Detroit Free Press---- Right to work: the battle for Michigan's soul. For the second time in two months, Michigan residents are getting a lesson in collective bargaining. The first...

Lareau on WKYC-TV: Abandoning Precedent, Board Holds Dues Deduction Clause Survives Contract Expiration

This EIA discusses a recent decision of the NLRB that overturned 50 years of precedent. The impact of the Boards decision in WKYC-TV, holding that dues deduction clauses can survive contract expiration is analyzed with practical insight and commentary. Excerpt: Although not expressly set forth...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Backs Walker, Upholds Anti-Union Law

The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a controversial 2011 law championed by Gov. Scott Walker (R) that essentially bars collective bargaining for public employee unions. Unions had challenged the law, calling it unconstitutional. But by a 5-2 decision, the state's high court disagreed. As reported...