A Ford worker has filed charges against the UAW and the automaker seeking a partial refund of his union dues.
Todd Lemire, a tool-and-die maker in Dearborn for 16 years, filed charges last week with the National Labor Relations Board. He is receiving free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation.
If Lemire and the foundation prevail, the case could encourage other workers to take the same action and hinder the UAW’s fund-raising for political purposes. It would be a symbolic victory for Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislators who pushed through Michigan’s right-to-work law in late 2012.Read Article