09/13/2012 12:39 pm ET

Mullin Keeps Up Fight For Pay

Detroit — Turkia Mullin's legal victories are piling up against her former bosses at the Wayne County Airport Authority.

One week after authority members learned that Mullin's bid for a $700,000-plus severance is still alive, an arbitrator ruled on Sept. 6 the airport must pay her $32,750 for legal fees in a case brought last year by union activist Robert Davis that sought to invalidate her contract.

But the arbitrator, retired Judge Paul Teranes, denied Mullin's bid to immediately qualify for lifetime health insurance. That issue — and whether Mullin can collect the balance of her airport contract — won't be decided until next year, Teranes ruled.

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