Auto workers not in line with dues increase

By Brian Pannebecker, dailytribune.com

As a Ford Motor Company employee, and a compulsory dues-payer to the United Auto Workers, I continue to be amazed by the brazen lack of fiduciary responsibility the UAW bosses exhibit with the funds taken from the hard-working members of the domestic auto workers.

Union Misstatements

Michigan Capitol Confidential

The head of the largest teachers’ union in the state has a history of making factually incorrect statements in his periodic column that runs in the Detroit News.

When Unions Bark but Don’t Bite

By Vincent Vernuccio, National Review Online

Such was the expected story when Governor Rick Snyder signed Michigan’s worker-freedom law in December 2012. After machinations including violent protests outside the capitol and “there will be blood” rhetoric by Democratic state representative Douglas Geiss, most observers expected a major push in 2014 to repeal the law and punish the politicians who enacted it.