August 15, 2013
In this Dec. 11, 2012 file photo, protesters sit in the rotunda of the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., in an unsuccessful effort to block passage of right-to-work legislation that bans labor agreements that require employees to pay fees to the unions that represent them. On Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, the Michigan Court of Appeals voted 2-1 to uphold a challenge to the law’s coverage of 35,000 state employees whose jobs are regulated by the Michigan Civil Service Commission.
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Michigan’s right-to-work law applies to 35,000 state employees, a divided state appeals court ruled Thursday in the first major legal decision on the much-debated measure eight months after it passed.
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