Union Contracts

Detroit's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit EM To End Contracts With 2 Of City’s Biggest Unions

The office of Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has sent letters to two of the city’s biggest unions, informing that their contracts will end when they expire in 10 days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

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

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is seen with members of Detroit City Council. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

Detroit Mayor Imposes Union Contract Changes, Wage Cuts

A 10 percent employee wage cut and work rule changes are being imposed by Detroit Mayor Dave Bing under a plan to get the city’s finances under control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is seen with members of City Council. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

Detroit Council To Vote On Union Cuts

Union leaders and city workers converged on the Detroit City Council on Monday as members debated wage cuts and other changes for Detroit’s unionized workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Unions Threaten Strike As Detroit Struggles With State

Detroit’s unions are fuming over possibly losing some of their organized labor muscle in the agreement being worked out between the city and the state over Detroit’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Union Workers Contract With MotorCity Casino Hotel Extended

The contract between the union and the MotorCity Casino Hotel was extended for two days Sunday, just hours before it was set to expire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2011