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Michigan Labor

What Republican 'Soul-Searching'?

Michael Keegan | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Anybody who was paying the least bit of attention to this year's elections would have noticed that two of the things voters find most repugnant about today's GOP is its blind allegiance to big corporations and its enthusiasm for regulating women's health. Apparently the Republican Party wasn't paying attention.

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...

Amanda Terkel

Big 3 Automakers Reportedly Worried About Michigan Right To Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- While one of Michigan's biggest industries remains silent in public on the debate over so-called right-to-work legislation, privately th...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Weighs In On Michigan Right To Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama weighed in on the contentious labor battle playing out in Michigan, condemning the Republican push to make Michig...

State House Passes Controversial Union Bill

Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

Members of the Michigan House quickly voted in favor of a new bill Thursday evening that would make Michigan a right-to-work state, as Democratic repr...

Ashley Woods

Michigan Gov. Introduces Right-To-Work Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

Calling it a measure to protect “freedom in the workplace," Gov. Rick Snyder (R) finally voiced his support for controversial right-to-work legislat...

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...

Classic Michigan Labor Photos: A History Of Struggle

Detroit News | Posted 09.03.2012 | Detroit

On October 24, 1929, a day known as "Black Thursday," the New York Stock Exchange crashed and the prosperity of the 1920s reached its end. No state su...

Union Measure Support Sets Up Fierce Battle

AP | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

BY DAVID N. GOODMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT (AP) — Backers of a proposal to write collective bargaining rights for workers into the Michigan C...