Detroit downtown

Detroit Reaches Tentative Contract Deal With City Unions

After weeks of intense talks, Detroit’s major unions and the city finally have a tentative contract.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012


Unions React To Mayor Bing’s Call For Cuts

While Mayor Dave Bing calls for paycuts and concessions, an AFSME local rep tells WWJ unions have offered concrete proposals the city has ignored.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2011

AFSCME Local 345 President Keith January. (WWJ Photo)

Union Representing DPS Workers To File Lawsuit Over Wage Concessions

A union representing hundreds of Detroit Public School employees plans to file a federal lawsuit over wage concessions being mandated by the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2011

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DPS Workers Expected To Gather For Emergency Meeting

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2011

The Eastern Michigan University student center.

EMU, Union Reach Tentative Contract Deal

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2011

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Thousands Rally In Lansing

Detroit city workers were among those in Lansing, Wednesday, for a show of force against the Governor’s proposed budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

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Union Members Rally In Lansing

Detroit city workers are among those in Lansing today, for a show of force against the Governor’s proposed budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson - File Photo

“Confederate Agenda Without The Flag” Says Jackson At Labor Rally

Jesse Jackson met with local union leaders Thursday planning strategy to fight what they say is an attack on the middle class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2011

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AFSCME President Concerned About Cuts

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2010

Mayor Bing Asks City Council For Help With Union Concessions

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has finally made a move on his authority to impose benefit and wage cuts on AFSCME members.