Posts tagged Court of Appeals

    Court Should Recognize That Unions Cannot Charge Nonmembers Grievance Fees

    April 7, 2022 // Workers who do not belong to a union cannot be charged grievance fees, according to an amicus brief submitted today by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy to the Michigan Supreme Court. This is the second time in a year that the Michigan Supreme Court specifically requested an amicus brief from the Mackinac Center.

    Labor agency bucks courts to attack independent workers

    January 22, 2022 // The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently took steps toward redefining who is an independent contractor and who is an employee. The move could limit self-employment options, making it harder for independent contractors to work for themselves. The change also would clear the way for unions to organize these workers, since entrepreneurs would get swept under the same legal status as employees. And that’s likely the real motivation.