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Tag: Chamber of Comerce
There will be few if any supporters for a 2014 re-bid if Rick Snyder forgoes RTW legislation.
We are already hearing that he is attempting an end around with the labor leadership, and somehow the words "sneaky little $||IT" come to mind quickly. The time is perfect with all strategic perspectives considered, and the fact that we need to worry whether a Republican governor would sign such important civil rights legislation is amazing.
As I have already mentioned, it was good to see Devos and Weiser join in the fight. Now there is another high profile participant in the debate. A statement issued today:
"The Michigan Chamber of Commerce announced today its support for passage of "freedom to work" legislation that would prohibit employees in Michigan from being forced to join a union or provide financial support to a union as a condition of employment. Currently, Michigan employees can be forced to participate in a union and are required to contribute financially or face termination.
The Michigan Chamber represents approximately 6,400 businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. Michigan Chamber member businesses provide jobs to 1.5 million residents. One of every 2.6 employees in Michigan works for a Chamber member firm.
Well done, and good to see the support.
Now keep up the pressure until Snyder realizes the `divisive' politics he fears, will be between him the citizens of Michigan, and the party he represents.
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