About the Author

Paul Kersey is senior labor policy analyst at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, where he researches and analyzes labor and employment issues for the Center’s Labor Policy Initiative.

After practicing law in Livonia, Mich., for several years, Kersey served on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Government Reform and Oversight Committee. He then spent three years at the National Right to Work Committee as director of state legislation. In that role, he analyzed and responded to labor legislation in all 50 states. Kersey also spent one year as Bradley Visiting Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a think tank based in Washington, D.C.

Kersey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. In 1993, he received his juris doctor from the University of Illinois.