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Report: Union official confident Jeep Wrangler production will stay in Toledo

The head of a union representing Toledo auto workers who build the Jeep Wrangler said Wednesday that that production, seen by some as in jeopardy, is “ours to lose,” according to an AP report. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Elaine Parlberg joins Frankenmuth Credit Union staff

Elaine Parlberg recently joined the staff at Frankenmuth Credit Union. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit council taps union leader to fill vacancy

Detroit council taps union leader to fill vacancy Janee Ayers, 33, an MGM Grand Detroit Casino employee and recording secretary for the UNITE HERE! Local 24 that represents about 6,000 hospitality workers, became the second union leader to join a council that traditionally has sympathy for organized … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Michigan union membership dropped significantly in 2014, first full year under right-to-work law

Michigan union membership fell sharply in 2014, the first full year under the state’s new right-to-work law. Overall, 14.5 percent of wage and salary workers in Michigan were members of a union last year, down from 16.3 percent in 2013 Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michigan congresswoman calls State of the Union speech Obama’s best, but disagrees on one issue

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) has been at the Capitol for the State of the Union speech many times before, but this time was different. Full News here – Detroit News

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State of the Union address echoes middle-class themes of Metro Detroit speech

President Barack Obama didn’t directly mention Michigan or the Motor City in his State of the Union address Tuesday, but much of the speech sounded a lot like a Jan. 7 talk he gave at a Metro Detroit auto plant. Full News here – Detroit News

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Suburban Detroit Woman Gets Invitation To State Of The Union

Suburban Detroit Woman Gets Invitation To State Of The Union WARREN, Mich. (AP) – A Detroit-area woman is getting a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address near first lady Michelle Obama. Tiairris Woodward of Warren is among special guests the White House says it invited to … Full News here […]

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Chrysler line worker from Detroit invited to Obama’s State of the Union Address

DETROIT, MI — A woman from Metro Detroit will reportedly get Tuesday night one of the best seats in the house for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address. Full News here – Detroit News

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Catholic Federal Credit Union announces a promotion and growing staff at Saginaw Township branch

Ann Legalo was promoted and Melissa Egeler and Elizabeth McKenna have joined the staff at Catholic Federal Credit Union, located at 6180 State St. in Saginaw Township. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Plans move forward for new credit union at former Chinese restaurant on Carpenter Road

A new DFCU Financial will likely take the place of the former Great Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant on Carpenter Road in Pittsfield Township. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Credit union proposed for vacant restaurant site on Carpenter Road

A Metro Detroit credit union wants to build a new drive-thru building on Carpenter Road in Pittsfield Township. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Frankenmuth Credit Union receives Community Development Financial Institutions Fund certification

Frankenmuth Credit Union has been certified by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Retiring Detroit teachers union chief starts new chapter in life

Detroit Federation of Teachers president Keith Johnson does not plan to spend much time resting during his retirement. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit teachers union president to retire

Detroit — Keith Johnson, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, announced Thursday that he will retire after 21 years in leadership at the union. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Judge: Michigan teachers should be able to exit union anytime

Michigan’s largest teachers’ union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled, relying on the state’s right-to-work law that took effect last year. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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