The city’s retirement system is underfunded by $3.5 billion
Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is reportedly prepared to take Detroit into federal bankruptcy court if the city’s 30,000 employees and retirees refuse the reduced payouts.
Federal authorities say a Teamsters official took cash while conspiring to make it appear that workers at a fruit-and-vegetable wholesaler belonged to the union.
“How much do you think he makes?” That question could come out of dirty corners around the office watercooler and get out in the sunshine if Michigan women’s groups have their way.
Michigan workers can choose not to financially support unions that bargain on their behalf under a right-to-work law now in effect.
Wayne State University’s president urged lawmakers not to limit the school’s state aid in retaliation for approving an eight-year contract just before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect.
Just weeks before the state’s new right-to-work law is set to take effect, the Warren Consolidated Board of Education unanimously approved an extended labor contract for its employees.
Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.
In an effort to address the city’s budget deficit, Detroit City Council has approved a resolution imposing mandatory furlough days for some union workers.
A group of mostly union workers gathered outside Chase Bank in downtown Detroit Thursday to protest the growing disparity between the rich and poor in the U.S.