The Feb. 21, 2012 Detroit News features an editorial in support of U-M graduate research assistants, represented by the Mackinac Center Legal Foundation, who wish to remain independent from a union. The Michigan Senate has introduced a bill, spearheaded by Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, that would protect the students from being labelled employees of the University and thus subject to unionization.

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