A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.



UAW Marks A Defining Event:The Reuther Beating

The United Auto Workers Union commemorating the 75th anniversary of the famous “Battle of the Overpass” outside the Ford Rouge complex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2012

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Future Of Unions The Topic At WSU Conference

What lies ahead for public unions?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

Detroit City Council (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis, File)

Council Chambers Packed As Vote Nears On Detroit Stability Agreement

Council President Charles Pugh has promised to address union concerns and vote soon on an agreement with the state to handle the city’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2012

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Unions Threaten Strike As Detroit Struggles With State

Detroit’s unions are fuming over possibly losing some of their organized labor muscle in the agreement being worked out between the city and the state over Detroit’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

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Bing: Contract Deal With Police, Fire Close

Mayor Dave Bing said contract negotiations with the Detroit Police Officers Association produced an agreement on economics but a few things still need to be worked out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012


Detroit History: The Imperiled UAW’s 1937 Best Friend

As the Flint GM sit down strike neared its moment of truth 75 years ago, coal miners’ union founder John L. Lewis filled the leadership vacuum at the top of the UAW.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012

Elijah Myers

Supporters Of Michigan Right To Work Consider Options

Governor Snyder is opposed to the idea of the legislature trying to make Michigan a Right to Work state this year, but supporters say they may be able to get around that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Unemployment Rate Drops Across Much Of Michigan

The state says seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates have decreased in 14 of Michigan’s 17 major labor markets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012


Unions React To Mayor Bing’s Call For Cuts

While Mayor Dave Bing calls for paycuts and concessions, an AFSME local rep tells WWJ unions have offered concrete proposals the city has ignored.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2011