Michigan State Police march out of the area where the Americans for Prosperity tent was taken down by protesters, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 in Lansing, Mich. Many angry with the right-to-work bill took their anger out with the Americans for Prosperity who support the bill. A couple people were trapped inside but made their way out quickly. The tent coming down caused the Michigan State Police to come out to take control of the situation. Michigan lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to right-to-work legislation, dealing a devastating and once-unthinkable defeat to organized labor in a state that has been a bastion of the movement for generations. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Eric Seals)

MI Labor Unions File Lawsuit, Begin Fightback Against Right to Work

(MintPress) – Michigan labor unions representing 700,000 union workers filed a lawsuit Monday claiming state right-to-work laws violate workers’ ability to collectively organize — a right protected under federal legislation. Among the leading unions pushing the lawsuit are The Michigan AFL-CIO, the Building and Trades Council, the Teamsters, SEIU, United Farm Workers and the United Food […]

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