"I am gratified that the Legislature removed the definition of public employer from the bill, which included institutions of higher education, in favor of a definition of public employees that makes no specific reference to university employees," said Gov. Rick Snyder, Michigan Republican. (Associated Press)

"I am gratified that the Legislature removed the definition of public employer from the bill, which included institutions of higher education, in favor of a definition of public employees that makes no specific reference to university employees," said Gov. Rick Snyder, Michigan Republican. (Associated Press)