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Michigan appeals court rules in favor of anti-union ‘right to work’ law

By Brendan O’Brien (Reuters) – The Michigan Legislature’s right to create a law that bans mandatory union membership trumps the authority of a state agency that oversees public employment, an appeals court ruled on Thursday. The state legislature passed the “right to work” law in December amid union protests in…

Michigan appeals state judge’s order to stop Detroit bankruptcy

DETROIT (Reuters) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Friday appealed a state judge’s declaratory judgment that the bankruptcy petition Detroit’s emergency manager filed in federal court Thursday should be withdrawn. The appeal of Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s Friday order was made in the Michigan Court of…

Michigan bill would jail teachers who send political emails

The Republican-led Michigan House of Representatives is considering legislation that would prohibit public employees, such as teachers, from sending a political message using a publicly-owned email service. Violating the law would result in a $10,000 fine for an organization, and a $1,000 fine and one-year imprisonment for an individual. The…

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