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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

Keith Johnson (Credit: American Federation of Teachers/Facebook)

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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Detroit Announces Settlement With Largest Union

Detroit has announced settlements with its largest union and a group of unsecured bondholders — AFSCME Council 25.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

UAW VP Joe Ashton (GM photo)

UAW VP Poised To Join GM Board

UAW Vice President Joe Ashton has been nominated to serve on the GM Board of Directors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

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

UAW Drops Appeal Of VW Vote

UAW President Bob King says it would be difficult to win NLRB hearing and second election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2014

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A Pivotal Week For Organized Labor

It’s a pivotal week for organized labor, as workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee vote on whether to be represented by the United Auto Workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

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