Michigan voters will decide in November whether to give constitutional authority to unions’ collective bargaining rights. The Proposal 2, or Protect Our Jobs Amendment, would establish those rights and prevent state and local governments from interfering with them, according to protectourjobs.com.
The state’s supreme court approved the union-backed ballot proposal, after the Protect Our Jobs group appealed the board of canvasser’s initial rejection of the proposal.
Analysts say the amendment would harm Michigan’s economy by giving unions power over the legislature, repealing an estimated 170 state laws, and prohibiting right-to-work laws.
The amendment would turn collective bargaining ses