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Labor Unions and Democratic Allies Continue Fighting Right to Work

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Labor unions and their Democratic allies acknowledge there's virtually no chance of preventing Right-to-Work Legislation from being enacted in Michigan this week, but they are planning to fight till the end and seek payback at the polls.

Saturday at UAW Local 600 in Detroit, members were practicing for possible confrontations with the bills' supporters.

They say they will be on hand Tuesday, along with thousands of others, to demonstrate their opposition to the bills.

Those bills would prohibit the requirement of employees to join a union or pay fees similar to union dues, as a condition of employment.

Governor Rick Snyder says he will sign them.

Thousands of protesters are expected to converge on the State Capitol in Lansing, on Tuesday.