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Michael J. Reitz
Michael J. Reitz is the executive vice president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a research and educational institute headquartered in Midland, Michigan.

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that thousands of home-based caregivers in Illinois—and perhaps hundreds of thousands in eight other states—are not required to pay union dues as a condition of employment. The case involving Hobby Lobby and contraceptives will…

Who would obstruct the fight against sex trafficking of children? The Vancouver Education Association (VEA) comes to mind. The teachers union, a local chapter of the National Education Association, has refused to allow a teacher to send her union dues…

What does Tiger Woods have in common with union officials? Answer: they both play a lot of golf. The only difference is union officials get to play on their members’ dime. A lot of dimes, actually. Organized labor spent $1.3…

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