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2011 Senate Bill 729: Establish “right to work” for MEA union school employees
Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof R-West Olive on October 6, 2011
To prohibit school districts from making an agreement with a union that has more that 50,000 members (meaning the Michigan Education Association) which requires employees to pay dues or fees to the union as a condition of employment. In other words, to establish a “right to work” law for most Michigan public school employees. Note: Detroit school employees belong to a different union, so this so-called “right to teach” bill would not apply to them.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on October 6, 2011