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(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Union: Water Department Strike Is Still On

The union said the strike will not end “until there is an agreement from DWSD management that there will be amnesty for all of the 34 fired workers, and that there will be no retaliation against any other workers or union officers.”

CBS Detroit–10/03/2012

Wastewater workers in Detroit on strike. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Striking Water Workers Suspended, Face Firing

Thirty-four Detroit Water and Sewerage workers who went on strike over pay cuts and the city’s plan to downsize the department over several years have been suspended without pay and face firing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Water Department Workers Continue Strike Despite Threats Of Termination

Workers are back on the picket line a day after a judge ordered them to end a strike protesting job cuts at the Detroit regional water department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

(Photo: Mike Campbell) Wastewater workers in Detroit were ordered back to work Monday.

Water Department Workers Ordered Back On The Job

The Detroit Water And Sewerage Department issued a statement Monday morning saying workers who participate in a work stoppage could be subject to suspension and firing.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2012