Don’t block teachers from right to work

The Detroit News

A group of Taylor teachers prevailed in their challenge of a 10-year security agreement that prevented them from exercising their right-to-work freedoms. The Michigan Employment Relations Commission made the call and got it right.

Obama gives false hope to employees

By Michael Saltsman, The Detroit News

President Obama made two lofty promises to the country’s entry-level workforce in his State of the Union. For their own sake, the employees should hope he’s not able to keep them.

In right-to-work era, unions must add more value

The Detroit News

Union membership is declining. In fact, it’s at an all-time low nationwide. And numbers dropped significantly in Michigan last year — the first full year the state was right to work. Rather than just fight against these trends, unions should devote themselves to offering their members better services.