State workers

Same-Sex Domestic Partner Benefits Stand For Michigan State Workers

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

House Panel Approves Retiree Benefit Changes

Legislation aimed at reining in retiree benefit costs for Michigan state workers was approved Thursday by the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

Snyder Signs Mich. Public Worker Health Cost Bill

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into a law a measure that will require many public employees with local governments and schools in Michigan to pay more for their health insurance coverage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2011


State Employees Await Decision On Layoffs

An anxious day for 50,000 state employees all over Michigan, who expect to learn Thursday whether they will still have jobs or not.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011

New Law To Set Public Worker Health Care Cap

Lawmakers have approved a plan to force local governments and school districts to cap health care spending or risk losing state aid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

Poll: Are State Employees Overpaid?

Do state workers make too much money?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011

State Worker Same-Sex Benefits In Jeopardy

The Michigan Senate voted to kill a healthcare benefit for state workers who have live-in friends and their kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011

Commission Extends Benefits to Same-Sex Domestic Partners

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – Action in Lansing clears the way for healthcare benefits to be extended to domestic partners of most state employees. The Michigan Civil Service Commission voted Wednesday to extend state-paid health insurance coverage […]