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Unions Launch Petition Drive To Ban Right-to-work

A coalition led by the UAW is launching a petition drive this week to keep Michigan from following the lead of Indiana and becoming a “right-to-work” state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

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UAW Chief: Unions Seek Mich.’Right-To-Work’ Ban

United Auto Workers President Bob King said Thursday that a coalition of unions will push for an amendment to the Michigan Constitution that bars so-called “right-to-work” legislation outlawing contracts that require employees to join unions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

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UAW: Mitt Romney Has It All Wrong

The United Auto Workers Union is fighting back, taking issue with GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s attacks on the union’s role in the auto industry bailout.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

Chrysler Windsor Assembly Plant (Fabrizio Costantini/Getty Images)

UAW Says Chrysler Deal Ratified, Despite Split Decision

Even though skilled trades workers at Chrysler voted against their tentative deal, the UAW leadership has now declared that agreement ratified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

UAW president Bob King. (File photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

UAW Calls For Monday Meeting With Chrysler’s Local Leaders

UAW president Bob King has summoned local Chrysler leaders to Detroit for a meeting on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011

United Auto Workers' UAW President Bob King. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Details Of GM/UAW Tentative Agreement Emerging

GM reportedly promising to add jobs as part of an agreement reached with UAW officials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2011


UAW President “Upbeat” About Contract Talks

With a little over two weeks to go until the contract deadline, UAW President Bob King says he’s “upbeat” about this year’s talks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2011

Governor Rick Snyder and Carol Cain in Mackinac

Gov. Snyder: The Toughest Part Of Reinventing Is Still Ahead

If you think getting through the state’s budget with painful cuts on things like education and film/brownfield incentives was difficult, hold onto your seats sports fans as Gov. Rick Snyder says the toughest part of reinventing is still ahead.

CBS 62–06/12/2011

Rick Snyder Mackinac Conference 2011

‘Michigan Matters’ Mackinac Conference 2011

Exclusive interviews gathered at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference with Gov. Rick Snyder, auto execs Bob King, Bill Ford Jr., and Mark Reuss plus the Detroit Public School’s Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts.

CBS 62–06/10/2011

The crowd at the Grand Hotel Theater listens to the opening sessions of the Mackinac Policy Conference

UAW’s King: Reject Political Extremism

In the only speech from a labor leader scheduled for the Mackinac Policy Conference, UAW president Bob King urged business owners and executives to reject political extremism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011