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Any community renewing a contract between Dec. 12, 2012 and March 28, 2013 would be ineligible for the portion of funding provided for under the employee compensation category of the Economic Vitality Incentive Program, or EVIP, unless the new contract nets at least 10 percent savings, is not longer than the contract being extended and does't contain a requirement that employees remain in a labor union, according to the Michigan Municipal League.
That amounts to a 33 percent funding cut for communities like East Lansing, where city officials say they'll be penalized for following the same negotiation timeline they've used for years.
For the full article, see Angela Wittrock, "Right to work penalty language in state government budget would cost East Lansing more than $450K, city officials say", MLive, March 26, 2013.
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