The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday approved a ballot measure seeking an amendment to the state’s Constitution that would protect public and private employees’ collective-bargaining rights by prohibiting legislation that would prevent the workers from forming unions, according to Bloomberg News. The court ruled that proponents of the measure, called “Protect Our Jobs,” had collected enough signatures to put the question before voters on the November ballot. The referendum, if approved, would nullify a new state law that bans graduate-student research assistants at the state’s public universities from unionizing.
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