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Detroit mulls auctioning art masterpieces to pay debt

May 27, 2013
A fight over city jewels brews as the emergency manager of Detroit wants to appraise masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Posted In: Detroit, art, bankruptcy, Michigan

'Right-to-work' arrives for Michigan's unions

Mar 28, 2013
Michigan's new 'right-to-work' law goes into effect, stripping unions in the state of many protections and privileges.
Posted In: right to work, Michigan, Labor Unions

Michigan injects politics into tourism slogan

Jan 11, 2013
“Pure Michigan” has been a popular tourism slogan. But the state is now using it to attract businesses by touting a new law that curbs union power.
Posted In: Michigan, slogan, right-to-work

Michigan residents seek new path to the middle class

Dec 19, 2012
Community college replaces unionized auto factories as landmarks of economic mobility in Flint, Mich.
Posted In: Michigan, right to work, unions, auto industry, Flint, Education, community colleges, low-wage work

The path to Michigan's right-to-work law

Dec 18, 2012
Residents of Flint reflect on Michigan's move from union stronghold to right-to-work state.
Posted In: unions, right-to-work, Michigan, autoworkers

Sales of armored kids' backpacks have tripled since Friday

Dec 18, 2012
A company in Salt Lake City makes lightweight body armor and armored backpacks with Avengers and Disney logos.
Posted In: Newtown, guns, Michigan

How do Americans feel about 'right-to-work'?

Dec 13, 2012
The news of Michigan's 'right-to-work' law has reignited the debate about the role of unions in our country today, so how is the issue playing with the American public?
Posted In: unions, Michigan, right to work, Rick Snyder

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on 'right-to-work'

Dec 13, 2012
Unions in Michigan are facing a new reality. They'll have to convince their members to keep paying dues after Republicans passed a law that makes Michigan a right-to-work state. Governor Rick Snyder put his signature on the law.
Posted In: Michigan, right to work, Rick Snyder

After Michigan, what's next for 'right-to-work'?

Dec 12, 2012
Union protestors crowded the capitol, but Michigan lawmakers swiftly approved legislation yesterday making Michigan a so-called "right-to-work" state.
Posted In: unions, Michigan, right to work

Michigan governor signs right-to-work legislation

Dec 11, 2012
Thousands of union members protest before Michigan becomes the 24th right-to-work state.
Posted In: right to work, Michigan, Rick Snyder, union

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