The office of Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has sent letters to two of the city’s biggest unions, informing that their contracts will end when they expire in 10 days.
The company has announced it will waive the financial threshold outlined in the collective bargaining agreement and pay the second half of a $3,500 bonus early.
Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.
The Michigan Supreme Court has scheduled hearings Thursday on whether it should order four voter-initiated proposals onto the Nov. 6 ballot.
The exercise was aimed at garnering support for firefighters whose union says it is necessary to make collective bargaining part of the Michigan Constitution.
The State Board of Canvassers is deadlocked along party lines on a ballot proposal that would guarantee collective bargaining rights in the Michigan Constitution.
The president of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce is asking organized labor to reconsider its decision to launch a state-wide petition drive to protect collective bargaining rights .
Just hours after signing the new EFM legislation, Gov. Snyder talks with WWJ about that issue and more.
While police are removing union protesters from the Wisconsin Assembly, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder says he remains committed to collective bargaining.
The issue of collective bargaining takes center stage at a press conference with UAW leaders.