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Unions Fight Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — Unions and Detroit pension funds are back in court to try to persuade a judge to allow them to appeal a decision that lets the city f...

Kevyn Orr Made Some HUGE Changes Yesterday

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 06.28.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Detroit's emergency manager took a series of decisive steps Thursday, telling unions he's canceling their contracts, ousting City Council P...

Cops And Firefighters Leaving The City

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2013 | Detroit

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, June 27 (Reuters) - After years of pay cuts and reduction in their ranks, Detroit police officers and fire...

Detroit Mayor, Emergency Manager Already At Odds

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Detroit

By Steve Neavling DETROIT, April 3 (Reuters) - Detroit's new state-appointed emergency manager on Wednesday disavowed letters sent by ...

City Council Doesn't Make A Decision (Again)

Detroit News | Posted 07.17.2012 | Detroit

Outraged union leaders on Monday pressed the City Council for more time to negotiate new contract terms instead of accepting tough across-the-board cu...

Could City Workers Strike?

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 07.02.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Unions angry that Detroit is trying to mend its financially-battered books by laying off hundreds of workers and imposing steep contra...

Matt Sledge

Moody's Says Detroit Financial Advisory Board Helps Avert Bankruptcy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.16.2012 | Detroit

A month after Moody's Investors Service downgraded more than $2.5 billion of Detroit's debt to below investment grade, the city is still under review ...

Concessions, Layoffs Loom Under Consent Agreement

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 04.06.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A day after an unprecedented deal to fix Detroit's finances was approved, the deputy mayor said the payroll must be reduced to help get the...

Unions Still In Court As State Moves On Consent Agreement

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- After more than three hours of arguments, a federal judge says he needs more time before deciding whether Michigan has illegally interfered...