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Michigan Union Tell-All
Wall Street Journal, by Editorial

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Posted By:tocsin, 2/5/2013 7:46:21 AM

When Michigan became the 24th right-to-work state late last year, everyone knew unions would try to overturn or otherwise neuter the law. That´s the message from a December 27-28 memo to local union presidents and board members from Michigan Education Association President Steven Cook, which recommends tactics that unions can use to dilute the impact of the right-to-work law. One bright idea is to renegotiate contracts now to lock teachers into paying union dues after the right-to-work law goes into effect in March. Another is to sue their own members who try to leave.

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The last sentence in the article says it all.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: keekng, 2/5/2013 7:50:07 AM     (No. 9159205)

Union slugs leave a trail of slime when bilking workers of their hard earned $$$

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilko, 2/5/2013 9:00:24 AM     (No. 9159346)

Unions are organized crime, plain and simple.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/5/2013 11:07:19 AM     (No. 9159648)

Let us hope the hard working Americans sue these thieves right back. It is going to be a hard long slog, but we have to start somewhere to take this country back. And when these lawsuits do happen, I hope we remember to support the victims when they fight back.

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