Right-to-work would face public fight in Ohio, unlike Michigan (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

December 20, 2012 – Ohio can’t follow Michigan’s lead and quickly pass right-to-work legislation without a nasty public fight, a prospect that politicians and business leaders want to avoid at all costs. Lawmakers in Michigan earlier this month attached $1 million in spending to bills that would allow workers to stop paying dues at union-represented workplaces across the state. That procedural tactic prevents organized labor from holding a statewide referendum to repeal the law. State law in Michigan forbids recall votes on spending because such actions could wreak havoc with the state’s ability to pay its bills. That tactic won’t fly in Ohio.

Link to Full Article: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2012/12/right-to-work_would_face_publi.html

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s