Tag: Unions

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…

Breaking The Law

With an incredible level of WTF, Ferndale, Michigan Schools have jumped the track. Michigan Cap con reports: Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in employment and public services on the basis of religion. The state constitution says it, “shall…

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…

Taylor-Area Teachers Outraged

Taylor-Area Teachers Stunned by Secret Deal, Sue District, Union to Protect Rights Educators Sue Taylor Federation of Teachers for Violation of Public Employee Relations Act   LANSING, MI, February 28, 2012 –Michigan Freedom Fund President Greg McNeilly today issued the…

Republic Services Files ULP Charge Against Teamsters

Republic Services Files Unfair Labor Practices Charge against International Brotherhood of Teamsters “When It Comes to Trusting Local Unions, Teamsters Say One Thing but Do Another“ Republic Services of Southeast Michigan, serving approximately 265,000 homes in Metro-Detroit and more than…

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…