After weeks of intense talks, Detroit’s major unions and the city finally have a tentative contract.
While Mayor Dave Bing calls for paycuts and concessions, an AFSME local rep tells WWJ unions have offered concrete proposals the city has ignored.
A union representing hundreds of Detroit Public School employees plans to file a federal lawsuit over wage concessions being mandated by the district.
Hundreds of Detroit Public School special education teacher assistants, special education bus attendants, food service workers and school technicians are expected to gather Friday afternoon for an emergency meeting.
Food service and maintenance workers at Eastern Michigan University have agreed to go without pay raises for two years and contribute more toward their health insurance as part of a tentative agreement.
Detroit city workers were among those in Lansing, Wednesday, for a show of force against the Governor’s proposed budget.
Detroit city workers are among those in Lansing today, for a show of force against the Governor’s proposed budget.
Jesse Jackson met with local union leaders Thursday planning strategy to fight what they say is an attack on the middle class.
Wayne County Commissioners decided Thursday to let the 2011 Board of Commissioner decide if County Executive Bob Ficano has authority to impose 20% pay cuts on union employees.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has finally made a move on his authority to impose benefit and wage cuts on AFSCME members.