New MPPS Policy Brief: Michigan local government leaders’ views on their employee unions: few changes in relationships or impacts as Right-to-Work comes and goes

July 26, 2023

A new policy brief presents the views of Michigan local government leaders on a range of issues regarding public employee unions in their jurisdictions, including their governments’ relationships with their employee unions, whether their unions are assets or liabilities to local government performance and fiscal health, and the impacts of Right-to-Work laws. These findings are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the spring 2023 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)—  conducted between February 6 and April 17, 2023—and tracking comparisons to previous spring waves.

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