12:35 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Panera Bread union and owners to meet

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Labor dispute has been complicated by U.S. Supreme Court case and Michigan's new "right to work" law
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Almost 20 months after Panera Bread bakers in Southwest Michigan voted to form the chain's first union in the United States, they are expected to sit down with their employer at the bargaining table Thursday.
8:06 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

State, unions headed to impasse hearings

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Private mediation before Civil Service Commission
State government officials and five unions representing more than 33,000 state workers are headed to impasse this month, after the two sides failed to reach agreement on the workers' next round of contracts. Wage increases and proposed changes to workers' health care plans appear to be at the heart of the dispute, but state officials and most union leaders aren't offering many details.
7:20 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Judge will decide whether Snyder must disclose other candidates for Detroit Emergency Manager

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Snyder will be deposed Wednesday in unions' lawsuit over Detroit bankruptcy
Detroit - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes will hold a hearing Tuesday on whether Gov. Rick Snyder and two top aides have to disclose the names of other individuals considered for Detroit's emergency manager job.
1:17 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Lawyers agree Governor Snyder, other state officials, can be deposed as part of bankruptcy lawsuit

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Unions have sued over the state's eligibility for bankruptcy protection
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Rhodes will oversee a hearing at 10 a.m. today that could decide the question of whether unions have the right to depose the state's governor and others prior to the Oct. 23 hearing on whether the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection.