Judge: Michigan teachers can exit union anytime

By David Eggert, utsandiego.com

Michigan’s largest teachers’ union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled, relying on the state right-to-work law that took effect last year.

Ohioans have earned the right to work

Cincinnati.com

As we celebrate Labor Day – a day that pays national tribute to the contributions that hard-working Americans have made to the prosperity and well-being of our country – Ohioans should pause to consider the rights and freedoms that we enjoy and cherish in this great nation.

It’s Labor Day, not Union Day

By Mark Mix, The State Journal-Register

Most Americans realize Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won’t stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.

The United Auto Workers on the Skids?

By Vincent Vernuccio, Capital Research Center

It’s been a long, slow slide for the United Auto Workers, which hit its peak in the early 1950s. Defeated in a critical unionization election in the South and facing a critical change in state law in its home base in Michigan, the UAW has responded to the challenge by raising dues and by staying the course on policy and leadership.