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Gov. Rick Snyder speaks about the passage of the Grand Bargain. (Credit/Michigan Gov)

Detroit Pensioners On The Clock To Decide Fate Of ‘Grand Bargain’

Thousands of Detroit retirees and city employees must have their ballots on the city’s plan of adjustment in the bankruptcy case turned in this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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Union Members Motivated By Right-To-Work Vote

“This would definitely galvanize union leadership,” said Art Schwartz, a retired General Motors labor negotiator. “Like any other group, some people get involved, some people don’t, but I think you’re going to see the unions fight this every way they can.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2012

Firefighters are ranked by Americans as one of the scariest jobs to have. (Getty Images)

Survey Reveals Scariest Jobs According To American Workers

As Halloween weekend approaches, American workers voted on the scariest profession, choosing careers ranging from the death-defying to the potentially humiliating.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

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Chrysler-UAW Contract Near?

The United Auto Workers union has asked local leaders from Chrysler to meet in Detroit, normally a sign the union has agreed to a new contract.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2011

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Workers At GM Vote To Ratify UAW Contract At 2 Locations

Workers at General Motors factories in Flint and Lansing have voted to ratify the automaker’s four-year contract with the United Auto Workers union.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2011

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World Record Concert Ends After 362 Hours

The concert, which started March 19th and titled “Assembly Line, 3rd Shift,” wrapped up at AJ’s Cafe on Nine Mile just after 7 p.m. Sunday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2011

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Nearly Three-in-Four Workers Go To Work When Sick

A new survey by CareerBuilder finds 72% of workers go to work when sick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2011

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Gov Preps For First State Of State Address

The state faces a shortfall of up to $1.8 billion in the budget that starts Oct. 1, and Governor Snyder has made it clear state workers will share in the sacrifices needed to balance the books.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2011

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Two Dead, Two Injured In Wayne Explosion

A state of emergency declared in Wayne after furniture store explosion leaves two people dead, two others hospitalized.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2010

Ford Beats Estimates; Announces Record Profits

Ford Motor Co.’s third-quarter net income rose 68 percent as it grabbed a bigger share of the U.S. auto market and buyers paid more for its highly-rated cars and trucks. It was Ford’s sixth straight […]

10/26/2010

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