Mich. Right-To-Work Laws Put Pressure On Ohio

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 6:43 PM EST) -- When perennial union stronghold Michigan became the 24th right-to-work state Tuesday, it ratcheted up pressure on other states competing to attract new jobs — particularly its neighbor Ohio — to follow suit and ban requirements that workers pay union dues as a condition of employment, attorneys say.

Domestic and foreign companies looking for new places to set up operations typically don't want to deal with organized labor, and right-to-work laws are one measure states can use to make the case that they are business-friendly, according to...
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