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    :: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 ::

    OTHER VOICES: Right to work is wrong for Michigan - By Doug Buckler, Crain's Detroit Business
    Businesses in a free marketplace are allowed to compete and negotiate contracts and work terms. So should workers.

    In contrast, “right-to-work” advocates seek to weaken labor, not just in unionized segments, but also across the broader range of occupations and professions in a modern economy. Lower wages, less worker contribution to advanced training programs, less-stringent job site safety, and fewer families with secure health care mean compromised state and local tax bases, and greater strains on public services and education.
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