Do you believe this to be real?
As Michigan becomes the nation’s 24th right-to-work state this week, we take a look back.
The union said the strike will not end “until there is an agreement from DWSD management that there will be amnesty for all of the 34 fired workers, and that there will be no retaliation against any other workers or union officers.”
Thirty-four Detroit Water and Sewerage workers who went on strike over pay cuts and the city’s plan to downsize the department over several years have been suspended without pay and face firing.
Workers are back on the picket line a day after a judge ordered them to end a strike protesting job cuts at the Detroit regional water department.
More than 200 American Red Cross workers in Michigan who went on strike in March in a dispute related to contract negotiations are expected back at work.
DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts is hopeful that the two sides can come together on a new deal.
An illegal strike is one of several options by unions upset that Detroit is trying to balance its books by laying off hundreds of workers and imposing steep concessions.
A strike by more than 200 American Red Cross workers in Michigan in a dispute related to contract negotiations has hit the two-week mark.
Some American Red Cross workers in Michigan could go on strike Friday in a dispute over contract negotiations.