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Michigan / Union Fight #1035188

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Lansing, Michigan: Alex Perez) The union fight against a new state law lifting the requirement that workers in union workplaces pay union dues featured; scenes shown of the crowd in Lansing; details given of the union view of less dues, less influence with AFL-CIO quoted. [GM union worker Kris DERRY†- complains.] [President OBAMA - opposes right to work laws.] [Construction company owner Chris BECKERING†- backs the law.] Map of right to work states shown.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Perez, Alex
Duration:
00:01:50

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