Is the Governor of Michigan going to eliminate unions, or the collective agreements?
See I work for the Michigan based company, Meijer. And I hear things about how the Governor has already passed a law to have the power to eliminate, and or change the agreements. And I'm worried it will happen. Also, I read that Snyder is trying to make Michigan a right-to-work state, can someone explain this to me? Its all confusing. If I can decide to be in the union or not. Is what I got from what I read.
Asked By: Michael - 8/4/2011
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He's interested in breaking the unions, especially the teachers union, and is starting with anti-collective bargaining legislation... More
Answered By: tonalc2 - 8/4/2011
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In the long run, the Governor will eliminate himself.
Answered By: Jim - 8/4/2011
The governor of Michigan can not eliminate unions or collective bargaining agreements between unions and private companies. There are several states that are trying to change collective bargaining agreements with unions of government workers. I don't know if Michigan is one of them. The reason is that the states... More
Answered By: Opinionated and Right - 8/4/2011
A long time ago unions were good for this country. Workers worked long hours in sweatshops for little pay and they were abused by their bosses. But unions have long since surpassed their usefulness. It has gotten to the point now that one can draw a paycheck just for showing up for work, and they can't be fired... More
Answered By: Tea Party - 8/4/2011
Its going to hurt the State in the long run... More
Answered By: Bflowing - 8/4/2011
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