While a police investigation is still ongoing, workers at the plant say it all started with a feud that began a few days ago over the suspect’s wife.
Vice President Joe Biden is using a Labor Day rally in Detroit to portray President Obama’s re-election campaign as a battle to defend the interest of working people from a Republican attack.
The United Auto Workers union says its members at Chrysler Group’s engine plant in Dundee have overwhelmingly rejected a tentative labor agreement.
Roger in Southgate disagreed, saying, “Unions are so important, I work for the city … If we didn’t have a union the city could implement anything they wanted on us at anytime.”
The United Auto Workers Union commemorating the 75th anniversary of the famous “Battle of the Overpass” outside the Ford Rouge complex.
Chrysler workers at the Trenton Engine Plant have voted overwhelmingly to end a rotating shift schedule.
Nearly 18 percent of the state’s workers belong to a union. Michigan has the fifth-highest percentage of unionized workers in the U.S.
A coalition led by the UAW is launching a petition drive this week to keep Michigan from following the lead of Indiana and becoming a “right-to-work” state.
United Auto Workers President Bob King said Thursday that a coalition of unions will push for an amendment to the Michigan Constitution that bars so-called “right-to-work” legislation outlawing contracts that require employees to join unions.
“Where this got all messed up is when the government and the executive branch started rewriting the rules (to) whatever they wanted,” said Pete Hoekstra, one of several Republicans vying to take on Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow.
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