Tag: Labor

Teachers Hoping Strength From Their Win

From Cap Con: Teachers Miriam Chanski and Ray Arthur say they hope their victory in getting out of the Michigan Education Association will embolden the 8,000 other teachers who have failed to pay union dues this year. Chanski and Arthur filed…

MERC Mistake Stands – SEIU Keeps $34M

Michigan Employment Relations Commission Fails to Correct Its Own Mistake in Unionization of Home-Based Caregivers SEIU allowed to keep $34 million in forced dues after MERC dismisses administrative action MIDLAND — After inappropriately setting up and administering a union certification…

Skoop Skubick: Right To Work Not Going Away

~ Cross posted from RightMichigan.com ~ Damn straight mister. Relentless Positive Action is a sissified way of saying “I don’t want confrontation with labor” by Mr Snyder. No one expected Rick Snyder, the left of center Republican governor to EMBRACE…

Before you all get too excited

So far historical records do not seems to be as corrupted as the administration and our society. I pondered the spin being used to make this economy appear to be turning around.  Obviously it would be a good thing, yet…

The Union Trap

The SEIU working in concert to abridge employee rights? What happens when you have a problem to resolve with your employer, AND the union which represents you?  You lose any opportunity to fight for your job, your own interests have…

Labor Reform Held Up Because It Works

Jack McHugh writes today about a couple of labor reform bills just hanging around the Michigan State Senate. The first of them stopping the practice of union employees being paid by school districts: “… many school district payrolls contain “phantom…

Accountability Is Key

I’ll be the first one beating the drums for our natural rights. A sign held in a recent commission meeting read “Collective Bargaining Is A Human right”. I must agree with that.  It is indeed.  As a right, we enjoy…