Michigan Legislature takes aim at Teacher's Union and the federal court in Wisconsin rules a similar law is unconstitutional
I wrote an article for the Frankenmuth News (a local newspaper) about the recent Michigan law that prohibits schools from withholding teachers dues from their checks. Since I wrote the article I had the opportunity to read the Wisconsin Federal District Court’s decision dealing with the controversial Act 10. I think a cogent argument can be made that the Michigan law violates the equal protection provision of the Fourteenth Amendment and also the First Amendment under the Wisconsin federal court's analysis. Read about the decision from a local newspaper's point of view here or read the decision here. Here is my brief summary of the court’s decision along with the original article. (Full disclosure I am a former high school teacher and union member and my wife is an elementary teacher and union member.)
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On Friday, a federal judge made it official that by April 30th employers have to post the new NLRB poster. The poster informs employees of their rights under the NLRA, If you are an employer covered by the NLRB jurisdiction you must post the poster. Covered employers include:
The NLRB has a complete listing of affected business on its FAQ page.
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