Ficano went so far as to say city officials should decline the raise. “The answer should be not just ‘no,’ the answer should be ‘hell, no,” Ficano said.
Many other Detroit unions have reached contract deals. Talks are ongoing with firefighters.
The most anticipated vote in Detroit this summer isn’t for a city office.
Detroit’s largest union says its members have ratified tentative agreements reached during the city’s bankruptcy case.
The governor, in Detroit Friday, has signed legislation committing $195 million to help push the city through bankruptcy and protect pensions.
The new fines and fees for parking violations in the city of Detroit have some drivers seeing red …
Detroit has announced settlements with its largest union and a group of unsecured bondholders — AFSCME Council 25.
Of the $26 million, $10 million will come from Ford Motor Co., $6 million from Chrysler Group LLC, $5 million from General Motors Co. and $5 million from the General Motors Foundation.
Some creditors want Detroit to sell the art to help settle the city’s debt.
The lawsuit alleges that Pugh, who ran a leadership class through the academy, aggressively pursued a sexual relationship with the student.