A divided Michigan appeals court has ruled that the state’s right-to-work law applies to 35,000 unionized state employees.
Nearly 18K state employees don’t have to contribute 4% of their pay to get full pension benefits in retirement because a law requiring the paycheck deductions is unconstitutional, the Michigan appeals court ruled.
Same-sex domestic partners of state employees will continue to qualify for health insurance after the Michigan Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal filed by the state.
The state of Michigan is preparing for millions of dollars in cuts expected because of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.
Several state workers who say they provide employment services to 1.5 million disabled Michiganders are fighting back against a plan to lay them off by the end of the month.
An internal study finds that the state could save millions of dollars by shrinking employee work areas and consolidating space.
Unions representing about 35,000 state workers soon will be voting on new contracts after a tentative agreement reached Wednesday with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration.
A bill that would limit the political activities of public employees and unions is making its way through the state legislature.
An anxious day for 50,000 state employees all over Michigan, who expect to learn Thursday whether they will still have jobs or not.
It’s a setback for Governor Rick Snyder and state lawmakers who want to hike the cost of health care benefits for retired state workers.