Mich.'s Right-To-Work Law Is Preempted, Unions Say

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 7:46 PM EST) -- A recently enacted Michigan right-to-work law that bars private sector workers from paying union dues or fees as a condition of employment is preempted by federal labor law and should be struck down, the Michigan State AFL-CIO said in a lawsuit filed Monday.

The AFL-CIO, Change to Win and the Michigan State Building & Construction Trades Council filed their suit against Michigan Attorney General William D. Schuette and other officials, seeking to have the law declared invalid.

Michigan became the 24th right-to-work state in December, when...
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