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

Detroit Emergency Manager Freezing Pensions

Detroit is steering thousands of city workers into 401(k)-style retirement accounts and freezing their accrued pension benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2014

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

Detroit Workers’ Salary, Benefits Cuts Pending

Proposed cuts to Detroit municipal workers’ pay and benefits had not taken effect Friday, despite Mayor Dave Bing’s urgency in imposing the new contracts he said would help the struggling city save more than $100 million a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012


City Workers Agree To Concessions In New Agreement

The city and many of its unions have reached new contract agreements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

Downtown Detroit (Getty Images)

Should Detroit City Workers Be Required To Live Within City Limits?

It’s been an ongoing debate: If you work for the city of Detroit, should you be required to live there?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

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.