Big changes could be coming to the Detroit Medical Center — including layoffs.
Aastrom Biosciences Inc., a developer of patient-specific expanded multicellular therapies for the treatment of severe chronic diseases, announced a strategic change in its research and development programs to focus on the clinical development of its lead product, ixmyelocel-T, for the treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy.
The state of Michigan is preparing for millions of dollars in cuts expected because of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.
The Wayne County Prosecutor says her office is no longer able to handle its caseload — after recent layoffs of dozens of prosecutors.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said she believes there is money to help fund her department, but the county refuses to do so.
The prosecutor’s office is losing 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend staff.
Compuware Corp. will cut about 160 employees, or 5 percent of its work force, as part of a restructuring plan announced Jan. 25 to cut $60 million in expenses over the next three years.
The company is notifying production workers about the layoffs two months in advance and complies with federal law.
Hemlock Semiconductor Group announced Monday it will lay off about 400 employees in Michigan and Tennessee in the coming weeks in response to significant oversupply in the polysilicon industry and the threat of potential tariffs on its products sold into China.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing gave a progress reports as he moves forward with his plan to help ease the city’s financial crisis.