Behonest - First I am a Michigan business Person, nobody in their right mind would start a bussiness in michigan. However I employ non-union hardworking employees, Im not here disputing the MEA the right to do business in our state is my cause. The MEA's action could be defeated with an ink pen.
your concerns for bad union management are not alone. Some advice on how to pay your dues ask them if you can write them the check yourself this will give you ample legal rights to fight for the services that you were charged for and if they were promises then they are probably are just that. your support for a right to do bussiness will be needed in michigan . Teaching is a skill be proud of who you are.
Our biggest problem in michigan is the regulation nation, somehow the unions have felt their need to become involved even more politically this is going in the wrong direction for them.
funny thing though unions used to support made in usa 100% now it seems to be made by union.