Gongwer, MIRS Cover MERC Ruling

Grad students saved from unionization

Both  Gongwer News Service and MIRS Capitol Capsule included stories about the Michigan Employment Relations Commission’s recent decision to uphold it’s 1981 ruling prohibiting the forced unionization of graduate student research assistants at public universities in Michigan.

The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation had represented some 370 GSRAs at the University of Michigan who objected.


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