(LANSING, Mich.) – A coalition of business groups proposed a constitutional amendment on union rights, but state elections officials have rejected their request, according to the Detroit Free Press.
The group Citizens Protecting Michigan’s Constitution believed the proposal was too complex and confusing to be put up to a referendum and requested the proposal be banned from the ballot.
Furthermore, labor unions from the Protect Our Jobs campaign collected nearly 700,000 petition signatures against the proposal. They feel an amendment is necessary to protect collective bargaining rights from interference by the Legislature.
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