Roughly 33,000 Michigan state employees will soon have free choice regarding union membership and dues payment
Lansing, MI (August 16, 2013) – Yesterday, the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the state's recently-enacted Right to Work law as constitutional and ruled that it will apply to the state’s roughly 33,000 state civil service workers.
Mark Mix, President of National Right to Work, issue the following statement in the wake of the ruling:
"Michigan's new Right to Work law is a win for worker freedom, and the constitutionality of state Right to Work laws has long been a settled question.
"Regardless, Michigan government union bosses wasted taxpayer dollars and workers' dues money tilting at windmills in hopes of rolling back any check on their forced dues powers.
"We're happy the court rejected their frivolous arguments and ensured that tens of thousands of Michigan's civil servants will continue to have the choice to labor free from union coercion."