News Coverage of MEA's Illegal 'August Window'

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More than 200 media outlets nationwide and in other countries are reporting that the Michigan Education Association’s so-called ‘August window’ that limited when members could resign from the union to the month of August has been found illegal according to a labor law judge.

The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, The Washington Post, the San Antonio News-Express, the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon.com, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the San Diego Union-Times, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the U.K. Daily Mail, the Winnipeg Free Press, the Las Vegas Sun, the Miami Herald, Townhall.com, CBS Detroit, ABC News, MLive, Huffington Post, and Education Week are among the largest news outlets to carry the story.

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Patrick Wright, vice president for legal affairs, also discussed the ruling on "The Frank Beckmann Show" on WJR AM760, on "Capital City Recap" with host Michael Cohen on WILS AM-1320 in Lansing and on WNEM TV-5 in Saginaw.   

Labor Policy Director F. Vincent Vernuccio discussed the matter with WILX TV-10 in Lansing and Michigan Radio.


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