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Right to Work Legislation

Scott Walker Asks GOP Legislators To Hold Off On Right-To-Work Legislation

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker responded Wednesday to reports that GOP legislators would pursue right-to-work legislation in the new year by...

Samantha Lachman

New Right To Work Bill Could Blow Up Wisconsin Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican state legislator in Wisconsin said Tuesday that he planned to introduce a right-to-work bill. The legislation could be the ...

Joy Resmovits

Democrats Depart Former D.C. Chancellor Rhee's Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

Michelle Rhee, the fiery former Washington, D.C.,school chancellor, has danced a tricky tango since starting her national advocacy and lobbying group,...

We Lost Michigan

David Macaray | Posted 02.13.2013 | Business
David Macaray

When you examine the history of organized labor -- the birth, growth, trajectory -- you have to be shocked and mortified by what just happened in Michigan.

Dave Jamieson

WATCH: Michigan Protests Turn Ugly WIth Pepper Spray, Punches

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

The largely peaceful protests against right-to-work legislation that brought thousands of pro-union workers to Lansing, Mich., turned ugly at times on...

Right To Work Bill For Private Employees Passes In Michigan House

Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

The Michigan House approved a second right-to-work bill on Tuesday that would cover all private employees, by a vote of 58-52. Republicans have as...

Michigan Right-To-Work Bill Approved By Republican-Dominated House

AP | JOHN FLESHER and JEFF KAROUB | Posted 02.10.2013 | Detroit

LANSING, Mich. — Over the chants of thousands of angry protesters, Republican lawmakers made Michigan a right-to-work state Tuesday, dealing a d...

Why 'Right To Work' Laws Hurt LGBT Equality

Brian Stone | Posted 12.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

If "right to work" legislation is passed in Michigan, conservatives are sure to use homophobia as a tool to weaken unions and hurt the middle class and the LGBT rights movement all at the same time. The real price will be paid in the health and safety of our workers, and in rising inequality.

Obama Helps Announce Big News For Detroit Engine Plant

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 02.09.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The Detroit Diesel Corp. used a visit from President Barack Obama to announce that it will add 115 jobs and invest millions at a huge ...

Michigan Unions Prepare For Protest In Lansing

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 12.10.2012 | Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. -- More than 200 activists attended training Saturday in preparation for a protest at the Michigan Capitol, where lawmakers are puttin...

GOP Lawmakers Pass Controversial Anti-Union Bills

Posted 12.07.2012 | Detroit

Following the Michigan House's lead, the state Senate passed a right-to-work measure on Thursday evening -- just hours after Gov. Rick Snyder and top ...

Governor: 'Right-To-Work' Legislation Now 'On The Agenda'

Posted 12.05.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has stated "right-to-work" legislation is now "on the agenda," a surprising change of course for a politician who has in...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch Daniels Changes His Mind On Anti-Union Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana's state government is currently locked in a divisive battle over a right-to-work bill, with the legislative session essentially ...

Amanda Terkel

Indiana Right To Work: House Democrats Revolt, Face Fines Of $1,000 Per Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a month into its 2012 term, the Indiana General Assembly has become deeply divided, after resurrecting a fight over controvers...