LIVE: 'Right-to-work' legislation unveiled

Dec 6, 2012

The news conference has ended.

Here's the news conference with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders. They're unveiling their plans for 'right-to-work' legislation:

Watch live streaming video from snyderlive at livestream.com

Right-to-work laws ban contracts that compel employees to join a union, or that compel them to pay fees to that union.

Union supporters say it creates an unfair situation where workers not paying to support a union still reap the benefits of collectively bargained contracts, such as better pay, benefits, or working conditions.