Union Challenge To Right-To-Work Law Rejected In Mich.

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT) -- A Michigan appeals court on Thursday rebuffed a union challenge to the state's recently passed right-to-work law covering public sector employees, finding that the state Legislature has the power to pass labor laws impacting the state's 36,000 civil service employees.

In a 2-1 decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals, which had original jurisdiction over the case, rejected the argument advanced by a coalition of labor unions that the law should not apply to civil service workers because the Michigan Constitution gave the state's Civil Service Commission...
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