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2011 House Bill 4246: Limit unionization of grad student research assistants (House Roll Call 97)
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Passed 63 to 47 in the House on March 7, 2012, to establish that state university graduate students who work as research assistants are not considered government employees for purposes of enrolling them into a union, if their work terms do not meet an IRS "20 factor test" for employee status. This relates to a Mackinac Center lawsuit filed on behalf of graduate student research assistants (GSRAs) at the University of Michigan. See also House Bill 4003, which would more broadly prohibit “stealth unionizations,” including an ongoing one involving home heath care aides and the SEIU union. Note: Originally introduced with a different purpose, the Senate amended this bill in a parliamentary maneuver to get the provision into law before UM student researchers are unionized in an upcoming Michigan Employment Relations Commission meeting.
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The vote was 63 in favor, 47 against, and 0 not voting.
(House Roll Call 97)

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63 total votes
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Limit unionization of grad student research assistants

IN FAVOR

HOUSE DEMOCRATS
none

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Agema (R)Bolger (R)Bumstead (R)Callton (R)Cotter (R)
Crawford (R)Daley (R)Damrow (R)Denby (R)Farrington (R)
Forlini (R)Foster (R)Franz (R)Genetski (R)Gilbert (R)
Glardon (R)Goike (R)Graves (R)Haines (R)Haveman (R)
Heise (R)Hooker (R)Horn (R)Hughes (R)Huuki (R)
Jacobsen (R)Jenkins (R)Johnson (R)Knollenberg (R)Kowall (R)
Kurtz (R)LaFontaine (R)Lori (R)Lund (R)Lyons (R)
MacGregor (R)MacMaster (R)McBroom (R)McMillin (R)Moss (R)
Muxlow (R)Nesbitt (R)O'Brien (R)Olson (R)Opsommer (R)
Ouimet (R)Outman (R)Pettalia (R)Poleski (R)Potvin (R)
Price (R)Pscholka (R)Rendon (R)Rogers (R)Schmidt, W. (R)
Shaughnessy (R)Shirkey (R)Somerville (R)Stamas (R)Tyler (R)
Walsh (R)Yonker (R)Zorn (R)  


AGAINST

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Ananich (D)Barnett (D)Bauer (D)Bledsoe (D)Brown (D)
Brunner (D)Byrum (D)Cavanagh (D)Clemente (D)Constan (D)
Darany (D)Dillon (D)Durhal (D)Geiss (D)Greimel (D)
Hammel (D)Haugh (D)Hobbs (D)Hovey-Wright (D)Howze (D)
Irwin (D)Jackson (D)Kandrevas (D)Lane (D)LeBlanc (D)
Lindberg (D)Lipton (D)Liss (D)McCann (D)Meadows (D)
Nathan (D)Oakes (D)Olumba (D)Rutledge (D)Santana (D)
Schmidt, R. (D)Segal (D)Slavens (D)Smiley (D)Stallworth (D)
Stanley (D)Stapleton (D)Switalski (D)Talabi (D)Tlaib (D)
Townsend (D)Womack (D)   

HOUSE REPUBLICANS
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HOUSE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

Y    Agema (R)  n  Ananich (D)  n  Barnett (D)  n  Bauer (D)  n  Bledsoe (D)
Y    Bolger (R)  n  Brown (D)  n  Brunner (D)Y    Bumstead (R)  n  Byrum (D)
Y    Callton (R)  n  Cavanagh (D)  n  Clemente (D)  n  Constan (D)Y    Cotter (R)
Y    Crawford (R)Y    Daley (R)Y    Damrow (R)  n  Darany (D)Y    Denby (R)
  n  Dillon (D)  n  Durhal (D)Y    Farrington (R)Y    Forlini (R)Y    Foster (R)
Y    Franz (R)  n  Geiss (D)Y    Genetski (R)Y    Gilbert (R)Y    Glardon (R)
Y    Goike (R)Y    Graves (R)  n  Greimel (D)Y    Haines (R)  n  Hammel (D)
  n  Haugh (D)Y    Haveman (R)Y    Heise (R)  n  Hobbs (D)Y    Hooker (R)
Y    Horn (R)  n  Hovey-Wright (D)  n  Howze (D)Y    Hughes (R)Y    Huuki (R)
  n  Irwin (D)  n  Jackson (D)Y    Jacobsen (R)Y    Jenkins (R)Y    Johnson (R)
  n  Kandrevas (D)Y    Knollenberg (R)Y    Kowall (R)Y    Kurtz (R)Y    LaFontaine (R)
  n  Lane (D)  n  LeBlanc (D)  n  Lindberg (D)  n  Lipton (D)  n  Liss (D)
Y    Lori (R)Y    Lund (R)Y    Lyons (R)Y    MacGregor (R)Y    MacMaster (R)
Y    McBroom (R)  n  McCann (D)Y    McMillin (R)  n  Meadows (D)Y    Moss (R)
Y    Muxlow (R)  n  Nathan (D)Y    Nesbitt (R)Y    O'Brien (R)  n  Oakes (D)
Y    Olson (R)  n  Olumba (D)Y    Opsommer (R)Y    Ouimet (R)Y    Outman (R)
Y    Pettalia (R)Y    Poleski (R)Y    Potvin (R)Y    Price (R)Y    Pscholka (R)
Y    Rendon (R)Y    Rogers (R)  n  Rutledge (D)  n  Santana (D)  n  Schmidt, R. (D)
Y    Schmidt, W. (R)  n  Segal (D)Y    Shaughnessy (R)Y    Shirkey (R)  n  Slavens (D)
  n  Smiley (D)Y    Somerville (R)  n  Stallworth (D)Y    Stamas (R)  n  Stanley (D)
  n  Stapleton (D)  n  Switalski (D)  n  Talabi (D)  n  Tlaib (D)  n  Townsend (D)
Y    Tyler (R)Y    Walsh (R)  n  Womack (D)Y    Yonker (R)Y    Zorn (R)

House Roll Call 97 on 2011 House Bill 4246

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Re: 2011 House Bill 4246 (Increase power of school and local emergency financial managers )  by admin on December 8, 2012 
Are they evil? Yes, they are and some of them are evil as well. They care capable of many nasty things as I think you have already heard that they have done in Africa. As the manager of the evening news i need to know this!

Re: 2011 House Bill 4246 (Increase power of school and local emergency financial managers )  by peej on March 8, 2012 

 One thing you missed............not all of us in Michigan are protected by a union.... so I too am part of that government to speak of! 



Re: 2011 House Bill 4246 (Increase power of school and local emergency financial managers )  by peej on March 8, 2012 

 All this ranting because she doesn't like the outcome........ and whose constitutional rights are being stepped on?  Oh and by the way, she described perfectly what the democrats did when they pushed the health care through.....and they had the majority in both the house and senate!



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