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(National Institute for Labor Relations Research Fact Sheet) Recent State Election Returns Indicate Support For Right to Work Is an Increasingly Valuable Political Asset By Stan Greer On June 5, 2012, Badger State Republican Scott Walker became the first governor in U.S. history to survive a “recall” election.  He defeated his union-label Democratic…(Read More)

Tim Skubick, Fox News 2 Political Analyst, reveals President Obama threatened to withhold federal funds if Governor Snyder signed Michigan’s Right to Work Law. Some asked out loud, doesn’t POTUS have more important things to do that lobby Gov. Rick Snyder on that? But lobby the president did. During an exclusive one-hour…(Read More)

Dave Jamieson has the story at the Huffington Post. A lot of people would think the passage of right-to-work legislation in union-stronghold Michigan signifies broader troubles for an embattled labor movement. But Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO labor federation, said he thinks that Gov. Rick Snyder’s (R) signing of…(Read More)