Former President Of AFSCME Local 207, John Riehl, DiesThe union released a statement saying "Detroit and the labor movement has lost a great and uncommon leader."
Local Unions Throwing Support Behind Democrat Cavanaugh For County ExecutiveCavanaugh is a current state representative hoping to unseat Bob Ficano and said that he will fight to avoid an emergency manager.
Unions React To Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: "This Is A Very Scary Day"AFSCME attorney Sharon Levine says a notice of appeal has already been filed in the case.
AFSCME Attorney: Governor Is Being Evasive, Certainly Not Being TransparentAFSCME's Attorney Ed McNeil says Governor Synder evoked his attorney client privilege a bit too much as the bankruptcy trial continued:
Judge Lifts Stay On Suit Over Extra Pension ChecksIt was a victory in court Wednesday for AFSCME Council 25.
Unions To City: Get Out Of Bankruptcy Court And Back To Bargaining TableUAW President Bob King says the state has the responsibility to live up to its promises.
Protest Over Snyder's Policies Rally Hundreds In DetroitAFSCME Local along with other union members were protesting hiring of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit.
Detroit EM To End Contracts With 2 Of City's Biggest UnionsThe office of Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has sent letters to two of the city’s biggest unions, informing that their contracts will end when they expire in 10 days.
Detroit Water Workers Protest Contract Changes, Wage CutsMembers of a local union will be picketing the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Tuesday afternoon, protesting a new contract offer that they strongly oppose.
Flint Emergency Manager Says 3 Unions OK DealsFlint's state-appointed emergency financial manager says two police unions and a firefighters union have voted to approve labor agreements with the city following talks about potential concessions.
Detroit Reaches Tentative Contract Deal With City UnionsAfter weeks of intense talks, Detroit's major unions and the city finally have a tentative contract.
Unions React To Mayor Bing's Call For CutsWhile Mayor Dave Bing calls for paycuts and concessions, an AFSME local rep tells WWJ unions have offered concrete proposals the city has ignored.