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Michigan Close To Banning Student-Athlete Unions

Athletes would be blocked from unionizing at public universities under a bill that won final passage Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–12/16/2014

A Volkswagen worker polishes the logo on the front of a car coming off the assembly line. (Credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/GettyImages)

UAW Leaders: Consensus Reached With Volkswagen

UAW officials say the creation of Local 42 will avoid the need for another election that could involve “third-party interference.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2014

Newly elected UAW President Dennis WIlliams--file photo. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

New Face Of UAW Stresses Membership Solidarity, Bridging Pay Gaps

Attendees heard from Teamsters President James Hoffa, followed by newly-elected UAW President Dennis Williams delivering his inaugural address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2014

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

UAW Raises Dues For 1st Time In 47 Years

Representatives from local unions across the nation approved the increase with a show of hands, raising dues from two hours of pay per month to 2 1/2 hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

Day one of the UAW Convention in Detroit. (credit: Jeff Gilbert/WWJ)

Dues Increase ‘A Big Issue’ At UAW Constitutional Convention Underway In Detroit

Leadership, organizing and dues are high on the minds of delegates meeting in Detroit for the first day of the UAW’s Constitutional Convention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Workers rally outside a Detroit area McDonald's, calling for a higher minimum wage. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ) File

McDonald’s Workers In Detroit, Flint Rally For $15 Minimum Wage

It’s a campaign by unions to bring attention to the plight of low-wage workers and get the public behind the idea of a $15-an-hour wage

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2014

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Bills Pending Propose $195M State Lump Sum Payment To Detroit

“Kevyn Orr is in the governor’s office right now, calling in individual lawmakers, trying to explain why they need to vote yes,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

Downtown Detroit, looking south on Woodward Avenue. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Reaches Deal With City’s Largest Union

In a statement, the mediators say the terms are “fair and balanced” and provide security for workers and economic feasibility for Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2014

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No Pension Cuts For Retired Detroit Police, Firefighters In Bankruptcy Agreement

Uniformed retirees would see no cuts to their pension benefits under an agreement between the city of Detroit and police and fire unions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

Detroit Fire Department. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio950)

Unions: Detroit Firefighters, Police Officers ‘Will Be Destitute’ Under Emergency Manager’s Plan

“How are we going to be able to recruit firefighters and police officers. How are we going to be able to retain firefighters and police officers?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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