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VW auto workers consider German-style "works council"

Friday, February 14, 2014

Friday is the final day of voting for what could be a different type of relationship between management and labor in this country, and it's happening in a place not usually associated with unions: Tennessee.

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The Takeaway

Michigan House Passes Right-to-Work Law

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Despite the shouts of angry union member protesters at rallies in Lansing yesterday, the Michigan Legislature approved the right-to-work legislation with a 58-to-52 vote by the House. Michigan House Republican Rick Olson discusses how this legislation passed and Joseph Slater, professor of law and values at the University of Toledo, explains how the decision fits into the context of union history in the United States.

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Could Michigan's Shift to 'Right-to-Work' Happen in NY?

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Michigan is known as the birthplace of the modern labor movement. But on Tuesday, the Republican-led state legislature approved new limits on unions that drastically cut the power of organized labor in the state.

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The Takeaway

'Right-to-Work' Passes in Michigan

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Labor activists in Michigan could face a historic defeat this week against a "right-to-work" bill that lawmakers have reconvened over today, and which Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has pledged to sign. United Auto Workers president Bob King discusses what this means for the nation's future with labor.

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