Proposal 2: help or hindrance?
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 18:43:18 GMT —
Monday, 7&4 News breaks down Proposal 2.
Here is what voters will see on the November ballot:
This proposal would: Grant public and private employees the constitutional right to organize and bargain collectively through labor unions. Invalidate existing or future state or local laws that limit the ability to join unions and bargain collectively, and to negotiate and enforce collective bargaining agreements, including employees' financial support of their labor unions. Laws may be enacted to prohibit public employees from striking. Override state laws that regulate hours and conditions of employment to the extent that those laws conflict with collective bargaining agreements. Define "employer" as a person or entity employing one or more employees. Should this proposal be approved?
Proposal 2 was sponsored by a group called "Protect our Jobs."
It has been heavily opposed by "Citizens Protecting Michigan's Constitution."
Wach our full Fact Finder report to learn more about Proposal 2.