Snyder joins Schuette in his attack on labor and citizen ballot drives

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ICYMI, Governor Snyder joined Aspiring Governor Bill Schuette in filing petitions that would block the Protect Our Jobs Coalition ballot initiative. Lansing (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette are trying to block a statewide ballot initiative aimed at protecting collective bargaining rights for workers. … The plan would write collective bargaining […]

Republicans block attempt to put collective bargaining on the ballot

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Led by Aspiring Governor Bill Schuette, the Republicans on the Board of Canvassers have blocked the attempt to put collective bargaining on the ballot this fall: From the Detroit Free Press LANSING — The State Board of Canvassers today did not certify for the ballot a proposed constitutional amendment to guarantee collective bargaining rights after […]

Protect Our Jobs ad hits airwaves just ahead of BoC decision

Here comes a great ad from Protect Our Jobs: It’s a great ad, and 100% truthful. It’s the teachers who drive the quality in the classroom. And it’s tools like collective bargaining (and tenure specifically) that put teachers in a position to go to an administrator and say, “you can’t use that bond money on […]