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The Michigan House has passed "Right to Work" legislation by a vote of 58 to 52.

Calling all Michiganders!  We have FIVE days to swarm our state senators with phone calls to object this legislation. If you don't know who your state senator is, you can find him or her here.

Here's a district map.

US Mail for all Senators can be addressed as follows:

Senator Name
Post Office Box 30036
Lansing, MI  48909-7536

Office buildings and phone numbers for all Michigan State Senators are at the first link!

Please send a respectful letter telling your senator that you object to the passage of the Right to Work Law, and that you urge him or her to vote AGAINST it.

Again, we only have five days to make this right, so let's flood their offices with calls and letters of opposition!

Thank you.

UPDATE:  Michigan Public Radio was wrong about the five day period.  The Senate has now passed this bill, so it's a done deal.

4:30 PM PT: I want to share this video with you of Rep. Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) on the House floor chastising the Michigan GOP for ramrodding this legislation through without sharing it with the Democrats.

It's eloquent, articulate and spot on.

http://www.youtube.com/...


Originally posted to VickiStein on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 02:25 PM PST.

Also republished by In Support of Labor and Unions and Unemployment Chronicles.

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