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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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Mackinac Center posts form online for teachers who want to resign from union

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy posted a form Friday on its website for Michigan Education Association members who want to resign their union membership during the union’s August window. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Union pulls black college support after Koch gift

— A powerful government workers’ union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $ 25 million from the conservative powerhouse Koch brothers and the college fund’s president appeared at a Koch event. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Police union close to contract deal amid Detroit bankruptcy

Associated Press – Detroit and a union representing police officers are moving toward reaching a multiyear contract agreement as part of talks during the city’s bankruptcy case. Federal mediators announced an agreement Tuesday night with the Detroit Police Officers Association on “important core economic terms” that would become part of a possible five-year contract. The […]

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Lake Michigan Credit Union names senior vice president of finance

Terry O’Rourke will report to Sandy Jelinski, LMCU’s Chief Executive Officer, according to a news release issued on Monday, July 7. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Teachers union chief blasts Detroit schools for loss of Head Start funding

The head of the Detroit teachers’ union is ‘livid’ over Detroit Public Schools’ failure to apply for Head Start funds on time and the subsequent loss of about 950 federally funded preschool spots in 56 classrooms. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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UAW President Bob King urges support for union power, dues increase

Bob King spent his final major address as UAW president like the majority of his others during the past four years, touting the union and solidarity. King, while giving the “State of the Union” address during the 36th UAW Constitutional Convention, spent the majority of his time discussing the union’s “power” through a number of […]

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Tim Skubick: Speaker Bolger accused of trying to union bust in Detroit bankruptcy deal

Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger has angered some folks on the issue of strings attached to state aid for the Detroit bankruptcy. Full News here – Detroit News

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Frankenmuth Credit Union opens Freeland branch

Frankenmuth Credit Union has opened a new branch between Olive’s Gourmet Market & Deli and Bay Area Pilates in the Freeland Village Center off Main Street. Officials with Frankenmuth Credit Union, which has branches in Frankenmuth, Reese, Richville, Millington, Vassar, Otisville, Essexville, Saginaw Township and Birch Run, say they’ve found success in small communities. Full […]

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Detroit-area business woman 'overwhelmed' by invite to State of the Union address

Detroit-area business woman 'overwhelmed' by invite to State of the Union address Still, the Detroit-area businesswoman was “overwhelmed” to be invited to today's State of the Union address as a guest in First Lady Michelle Obama's box — a development she figures has a lot to do with the fact that her latest company, Detroit […]

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Rush Trucking CEO Andra Rush among guests at State of the Union tonight

Rush Trucking CEO Andra Rush among guests at State of the Union tonight

Crain’s Detroit Business – Andra Rush, CEO of Wayne-based Rush Trucking Inc., and General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra will be among Michelle Obama’s guests for tonight’s State of the Union Address. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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GM CEO among guests at State of the Union address

The CEO of General Motors and another Detroit businesswoman will join first lady Michelle Obama to watch President Barack Obama deliver his State of the Union address … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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GM CEO Mary Barra among guests at State of the Union address

The CEO of General Motors and another Detroit businesswoman will join first lady Michelle Obama to watch President Barack Obama deliver his State of the Union address. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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