Obama Administration Comes Out Against Michigan Right-To-Work Legislation

Posted: December 6, 2012 in Obamacare, Politics, Unions

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Originally posted on CBS Detroit:

LANSING (WWJ) - President Barack Obama repeated his opposition to right-to-work laws as the Republican-controlled Michigan legislature moved toward adopting the union-curbing measure.

In a statement out Thursday, White House spokesman Matt Lehrich said President Obama has long opposed right-to-work laws, “and he continues to oppose them now.”

“The President believes our economy is stronger when workers get good wages and good benefits, and he opposes attempts to roll back their rights,” Lehrich said. “Michigan – and its workers’ role in the revival of the U.S. automobile industry – is a prime example of how unions have helped build a strong middle class and a strong American economy.”

State Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer said they’re calling on the White House for help in an effort to prevent Michigan from becoming a right-to-work state.

Said Whitmer to WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick, “We’re hoping when President Obama comes to Michigan next week this is…

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