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Protester outside the Detroit Veterans Association Medical Center. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Protests Outside VA In Detroit Citing Unfair Labor Practices

A spokeswoman with the VA says that leadership continues to work with the union.

CBS Detroit–08/25/2015

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NBA Union To Investigate League’s Concussion Protocol

When NBA union chief Michele Roberts watched Stephen Curry return to a game after his head slammed against the floor and he walked woozily to the locker room, she immediately took a closer look the league’s concussion protocols.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2015

Protesters march during a rally for raising the minimum wage to $15. (Sandra McNeill/WWJ)

“Fight For $15” Brings Hundreds To Rally For Higher Minimum Wage

In 1973 … I was making $5 an hour; this is 2015, Michigan is still $8.40 – you think about it,” he said.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2015

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Michigan Supreme Court Upholds Teacher Retirement Changes

Those hired from 1990 to June 2010 are paying 7 percent to keep their pension intact …

CBS Detroit–04/08/2015

UAW President Dennis Williams meets reporters (Jeff Gilbert photo0

UAW President Seeks Pay Hikes In 2015 Detroit 3 Contract Talks

Dennis Williams says strike would be a failure, “We don’t plan to fail.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2014

EVANSTON, IL - OCTOBER 23: Dan Persa #7 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs past Eric Gordon #43 of the Michigan State Spartans for a touchdown at Ryan Field on October 23, 2010 in Evanston, Illinois. Michigan State defeated Northwestern 35-27. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan Considers Ban On Student-Athlete Unions

College sports may be a multibillion-dollar business, but the athletes are students, not public employees, and shouldn’t have the right to unionize, according to a Republican lawmaker in Michigan.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 07: Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens warms up before the start of an NFL pre-season game against the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on August 7, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Union Appeals Rice’s Indefinite Suspension By NFL

The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn’t be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator.

97.1 The Ticket–09/17/2014

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President Of Detroit Teachers Union To Step Down

“It’s time to step aside and let the next phase of leadership come in,” Keith Johnson said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2014

EVANSTON, IL - OCTOBER 23: Head coach Pat Fitzgerald of the Northwestern Wildcats encourages his team takes on the Michigan State Spartans at Ryan Field on October 23, 2010 in Evanston, Illinois. Michigan State defeated Northwestern 35-27.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fitzgerald: Union Push Unified Northwestern

No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats.

97.1 The Ticket–07/29/2014

A Staples store is seen on March 6, 2014. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Staples Won’t Be Post Office Destination In Michigan

One of the issues at hand for unionized postal workers was that Staples office supply chain of stores had no plans to employ postal workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2014

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