city employees

Voices Heard: Local Primary Election Results For Area Counties

A vote to keep funding for police and fire in the city at its current level passes by a 40-point margin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2013

Bill Schuette (Facebook photo)

Michigan AG Schuette Joins Detroit Bankruptcy Case

Bill Schuette has officially joined Detroit’s federal bankruptcy case on behalf of pensioners.


Plan Calls For Pay Cuts For Allen Park Employees

The state-appointed emergency financial manager for Allen Park plans to cut pay for employees, including a 50 percent pay cut for the mayor and members of City Council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

Detroit Mayor To End Bonus Checks For Nonunion Workers

The most recent end-of-the-year bonus checks issued by cash-strapped Detroit to nonunion city employees may be the last.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

Detroit Issues Bonus Checks To Nonunion Employees

Months after Mayor Dave Bing said he wanted to eliminate so-called longevity pay, the cash-strapped City of Detroit has issued bonus checks to nonunion city employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Mayor Bing (C) speaking at press conference Friday. (WWJ Photo)

Layoff Of Almost 500 City Employees Expected In New Year

Detroit is making plans to lay-off 400 to 500 city employees in the new year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

(credit: CBS Detroit/George Fox)

Detroit Mayor Sets New Workplace Romance Policy In Wake Of Sex Scandals

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing issued an executive order on personal relationships between employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2012

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is seen with members of Detroit City Council. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

Detroit Mayor Imposes Union Contract Changes, Wage Cuts

A 10 percent employee wage cut and work rule changes are being imposed by Detroit Mayor Dave Bing under a plan to get the city’s finances under control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

No More ’13th Check’ For Detroit Retirees

City of Detroit retirees will no longer receive an end of the year bonus check to account for the rising cost of living.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Mayor Bing: 1,000 Layoffs By February

Following up on his promise to take quick fiscal action, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has announced layoffs in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011