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UAW President Bob King sits down with Michigan Matters host Carol Cain
(credit: CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Bob King

This week on Michigan Matters, UAW President Bob King has been in the eye of the storm over Detroit’s bankruptcy as he joins with other union leaders to try and keep retired city employee pensions intact.

CBS 62–08/02/2013

United Auto Workers president Bob King. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Michigan, UAW To Begin Contract Negotiations

UAW President Bob King and other union and state government officials shook hands in Lansing Wednesday.

07/31/2013

UAW President Bob King among several addressing the city of Detroit filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Unions To City: Get Out Of Bankruptcy Court And Back To Bargaining Table

UAW President Bob King says the state has the responsibility to live up to its promises.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2013

High School Kids

King’s ‘Walk To Freedom’ Inspires Video Contest

Local college and high school students are being encouraged to participate in a special video contest called “Now is the Time” — designed to connect Dr. King’s legacy with today’s actions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2013

Tens of thousands of immigration reform supporters march in the "Rally for Citizenship" on the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 10, 2013.(credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Michiganders Join D.C. March For Immigration Reform

Michigan will be well represented in a national Immigration march in Washington D.C.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

NAACP Detroit Branch members discuss the event. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

March To Mark 50 Years Since MLK’s Walk Down Woodward

A historic event is being planned for this summer in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

Nissan logo on a car in parking lot. (File photo)

Union Questions Surround Nissan Plant In Mississippi

Pro-union workers say Nissan has threatened to close its Canton, Mississippi assembly plant if workers vote for the United Auto Workers to represent them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey, File).

Snyder Asks Court For Ruling On Right-To-Work Law

Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the Michigan Supreme Court to rule quickly on the constitutionality of a right-to-work law that takes effect in two months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

Right-to-work protests in Lansing (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Unions Look Ahead On Fight Over Right-To-Work

“We’re going to lobby every time we feel it’s necessary,” said Mike Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 652. “

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2013

UAW President Bob King (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File

UAW Chief: Right-To-Work Will Be Overturned

Talking to reporters during the North American International Auto Show media preview, UAW President Bob King says the union is mapping out a strategy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

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