The Unionization Process: Michigan
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Clifford L. Hammond and Patricia Nemeth, Nemeth Burwell, PC
- Michigan has enacted labor statutes that govern public employers who are not under the exclusive jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).See Union Organization and Labor Relations - Private Employers.
- Michigan's labor statutes give certain private employees the right to organize, and govern labor relations between certain private sector employers and employees. See Union Organization and Labor Relations- Private Employers.
- The Michigan Employment Relations Commission is an independent agency responsible for administering Michigan laws governing labor-management relations in both the private and public sectors. See Michigan Employment Relations Commission.
- Michigan is a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.