By Sean Higgins | 11/09/13 12:43 PM
Michigan State Senate Majority Floor Leader Arlan Meekhof announced Nov. 7 creation of a new legislative committee to investigate allegations of union obstructionism against the state's new right-to-work law. The law prohibits requiring employees to join unions or pay dues to one as a...
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(www.mlive.com) The complaint alleges that a ballot proposal committee violated state campaign finance law in supporting a 2012 question.
11/07/13 12:41 PM
HOUGHTON, Mich. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the completion of the cleanup at a toxic waste site in Michigan's Upper Peninsula once listed as among the nation's greatest pollution threats.
By Corey Williams | 11/05/13 10:13 AM
DETROIT — A former write-in candidate once thought to have little chance of surviving Detroit's primary election is favored to become the city's new mayor, a job with limited power as the debt-ridden city moves toward the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history under a state overseer.
By Sean Higgins | 10/28/13 07:09 PM
After 35 years of teaching, Ray Arthur decided he would make the current school year his last and retire at the end.
By Sean Higgins | 10/28/13 01:53 PM
Michigan teacher Ray Arthur told the Washington Examiner that is is "easier to get on Obamacare than it is get out of" his union. Arthur is one of eight public school teachers suing the Michigan Education Association for unfair labor practices. They claim that the union deliberately obstructed...
By Associated Press | 10/27/13 09:54 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Green is a great school. Red is bad one. Lime, yellow and orange are in-between. Michigan's new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut. Some lawmakers say schools should get A-F grades just like...
By Sean Higgins | 10/25/13 02:14 PM
Detroit public employee unions are dead-set on reversing the Detroit bankruptcy and they have evidently decided the best way to do so is arguing that — despite its $18 billion of debt — the city isn't actually broke.
By Associated Press | 10/25/13 09:17 AM
HOLLAND, Mich. — A Michigan factory that makes lithium-ion batteries for General Motors Co. plans to resume commercial production on Monday after halting production because of a controversy over a chemical.
By Sean Higgins | 10/23/13 06:28 PM
Michigan teachers are discovering that their union is determined to make it as hard as possible for them to take advantage of the state's new right-to-work law, which prohibits workers from being forced to pay dues to a union. Nine teachers sued the Michigan Education Association in the last...
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