January 14, 2013
New 'Right to Work' Laws Could Hobble Faculty Unions
Faculty unions outside Michigan have reason to be concerned with its passage last month of legislation barring unions from collecting fees from workers who do not join them. But the experiences of faculty unions in states that adopted such laws years ago suggest that while the measures can be a major hindrance to their work, they are not a death blow.
Proponents of such measures, who have succeeded in