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Oakland University, Professors Agree On Contract

A proposed tentative agreement has been reached between Oakland University and the faculty union.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?


Kerry Bentivolio

Congressional Candidate Reprimanded, School Records Show

Congressional candidate Kerry Bentivolio was reprimanded earlier this year for intimidating and threatening students at the Michigan high school where he taught, school records show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

Deduction For Teacher Health Care Ruled Unconstitutional

The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled unconstitutional a state law forcing school employees to pay 3 percent of their salary toward retiree health care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2012

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State Legislature Approves Changes For Teachers

Newly hired Michigan public school employees would pay more for their pensions and no longer receive state-provided health coverage in retirement under legislation now headed to Gov. Snyder’s desk.


Teachers Union rally (file photo WWJ)

AFT Chief: Teachers, Public Education Under Attack

The president of the American Federation of Teachers says anti-labor campaigns around the country threaten teachers’ well-being and the group’s “very existence as a union.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2012

Teachers protest contract changes on July 19 in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Detroit Teachers Union Calls On City Council For Help

The president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers is asking the Detroit City Council for help in convincing the school district’s state-appointed emergency manager to negotiate with the union on a new contract.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Hundreds Protest Detroit Teachers’ Contract

Postal workers, the UAW and the AFL-CIO joined a crowd of teachers Thursday in front the Fisher Building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2012

Senate Delays Vote On Changes For Teachers

Long-sought changes to the state public school employees’ retirement system have been delayed by weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2012

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.