Yes on 2
Yes on 2 protects the basic right to collectively bargain for fair wages, benefits and working conditions that benefit everyone.
The constitution is the place where fundamental rights reside, rights that should not be subjected to the political whims of corporate special interests. Collective bargaining is a fundamental right that belongs in the state constitution.
Proposal 2 would protect Michigan’s working families from corporate special interests who want to eliminate their voice on the job. Collective bargaining helps level the playing field for employees so that CEOs aren’t the only ones bene?ting from a company’s success. Without it, corporate bosses make millions while the people who actually do the work see their wages cut.
Collective Bargaining helped save Michigan’s auto industry because employers and employees negotiated to lower costs for manufacturers, while also ensuring that Michigan factories stayed open and jobs were brought back from overseas.
Education improves when teachers have a voice on the job to negotiate for smaller class sizes, better training and instructional materials to help students learn.
Communities are safer when police officers and firefighters are able to negotiate for the right gear and enough officers to keep us safe.