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Metro Detroit union members assemble to celebrate Labor Day. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Union Members Focus On Future This Labor Day

On this first Labor Day since Michigan became a right to work state, union members are reflecting on the state of organized labor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Thousands Gather To Celebrate Organized Labor

Detroit’s annual Labor Day Parade has union members out in force marching down Michigan Avenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

(credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

VP Joe Biden Part Of Detroit’s Labor Day Celebration

The vice president will be speaking at a noon rally following Detroit’s annual Labor Day parade which steps off at 9 a.m. from the corner of Michigan and Trumbull.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

(credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Vice President Biden To Take Part In Detroit’s Labor Day Parade

The Labor Day appearance by Vice President Joe Biden comes on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

US President Barack Obama greets attendees after speaking at Labor Day celebrations in Detroit. (Photo credit should read Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Rochester Hills Girl Completes Political Journey By Meeting President

A young Michigan girl got a chance to complete her self-made homework assignment … by meeting President Obama in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2011

President Obama in Detroit in 2010. (File Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

President To Address Labor Day Crowd In Detroit

Thousands of union workers have descended on downtown Detroit in a show of solidarity for the annual Labor Day parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2011

Labor Day Parade 2010. (WWJ File Photo)

Labor Day Parade Theme: America Wants To Work

Thousands will join in for a march and rally in Detroit Monday, all part of the Labor Day Parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2011


Aretha Franklin To Join President Obama At Labor Day Event

President Barack Obama and the Queen of Soul will share a stage at a free event in Detroit on Labor Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ


Jazz, Peach And Pierogi-Packed Weekend

It’s another Labor Day Weekend full of festivals and fun in Southeast Michigan. Detroit will play host to the Detroit International Jazz Festival, September 3rd through the 6th.  Now in its 31st year, the festival takes place over […]