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Former President Of AFSCME Local 207, John Riehl, Dies

The union released a statement saying “Detroit and the labor movement has lost a great and uncommon leader.”

CBS Detroit–06/21/2015

Phil Cavanaugh (family)

Local Unions Throwing Support Behind Democrat Cavanaugh For County Executive

Cavanaugh is a current state representative hoping to unseat Bob Ficano and said that he will fight to avoid an emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images/Bill Pugliano) FILE

AFSCME Attorney: Governor Is Being Evasive, Certainly Not Being Transparent

AFSCME’s Attorney Ed McNeil says Governor Synder evoked his attorney client privilege a bit too much as the bankruptcy trial continued:

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

Judge Lifts Stay On Suit Over Extra Pension Checks

It was a victory in court Wednesday for AFSCME Council 25.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

UAW President Bob King among several addressing the city of Detroit filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Unions To City: Get Out Of Bankruptcy Court And Back To Bargaining Table

UAW President Bob King says the state has the responsibility to live up to its promises.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2013

Protesters inside the Coleman A. Young building in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Protest Over Snyder’s Policies Rally Hundreds In Detroit

AFSCME Local along with other union members were protesting hiring of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

Detroit's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit EM To End Contracts With 2 Of City’s Biggest Unions

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

Detroit Water Workers Protest Contract Changes, Wage Cuts

Members of a local union will be picketing the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Tuesday afternoon, protesting a new contract offer that they strongly oppose.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

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Flint Emergency Manager Says 3 Unions OK Deals

Flint’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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012