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Right-To-Work Revival

As mapmakers are coloring in Michigan as the latest right-to-work state on the U.S. map, United Auto Workers president, Bob King, is vowing to fight for the overturn of the new law. John Beck, a professor of labor and industrial relations at Michigan State University, said unions and their supporters are waging a “multi-front battle” that incorporates pursuing legal challenges, political organizing, internal strategizing and public relations. Beck envisions an all-of-the-above approach, with the lynchpin of the strategy being the replacement of Republican politiciansin the legislature and governor’s office with Democrats.King doesn’t seem to be the one who should be boasting publicly, when most labor pundits believe that it was his overreaching for Prop 2 in Michigan’s November elections that prompted conservatives in the state to finally step up to the plate

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Hell Freezes Over: Michigan is Right-to-Work

Insight by Phil Wilson

I can’t believe it actually happened.  A week later it still seems like a dream (or if you’re Bob King of the UAW, a nightmare). Last week Michigan lawmakers enacted right-to-work legislation, making that state the 24th in the nation to do so.

Michigan is the second “rust belt” state in the Midwest to enact a right-to-work law in the last year (not to brag, but I predicted this last year). And notwithstanding my prediction, I still found the Indiana vote surprising, and this Michigan vote is downright shocking. That cracking sound you hear? It’s Hell freezing over.

Literally, in the span of about a month Michigan citizens went from voting on 3 pro-union amendments to the state constitution (none of them passed, but any of them could have) to

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Hippie Spring

UAW president and eternal flower child Bob King used the 75th anniversary of the Flint sit-down strike to veer his union back towards its socialist roots last week, calling on all UAW members in an impassioned speech to take “direct action” (union parlance for breaking the law) against the evil 1%, starting with, oddly enough, General Electric stockholders.

“It will take direct action. It will take us being willing to face arrest. It will take us being willing to be part of marches and demonstrations,” King told a crowd of 500 cheering UAW retirees many of whom may need assistance getting back up if they  do indeed dare to attempt a sit-down protest.  King announced the UAW is joining with SEIU, Occupy Wall Street and other class warfare crusaders to create a new “movement

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