It seemed to happen in a flash. A cradle of
the U.S. labor movement became the 24th state to adopt
right-to-work laws, when Republican Governor Rick Snyder of
Michigan signed legislation last week banning mandatory union dues.
The unions barely had time to muster one big protest in the state
capital after the Republican-controlled Legislature approved the
bills. But as Shikha Dalmia reports, now Big Labor is preparing for
a long war to recover from this huge blow to its power.View this article.