AFSCME Local along with other union members were protesting hiring of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit.
The city’s retirement system is underfunded by $3.5 billion
Residents in Highland Park are still fuming over the dumping of thousands of black history and culture books.
Detroit’s Emergency Manager has called off a controversial tour of Detroit that was aimed at drawing sympathy from the city’s biggest creditors.
Orr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.
Homemade signs read: “Snyder, 21 Century Hitler, Burning Books.”
The shape of Detroit’s financial future and city leadership could be determined in the week ahead.
Add Hamtramck to the list of Michigan cities that now have an Emergency Manager.
Governor Rick Snyder was in town to speak to a group of college interns about their work experience and staying in Michigan after graduation.
The City Council voted in favor of an emergency manager last week after Gov. Snyder declared a financial emergency. It will be Hamtramck’s second manager since 2001.