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La-Z-Boy cuts 100 workers as it closes furniture plants

Leslie Patton Bloomberg News – Monroe-based La-Z-Boy Inc. said it’s firing about 100 workers as it closes plants in a restructuring. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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MHS workers to sleep in dog houses tonight

You could say the Michigan Humane Society is in the dog house.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Delta says 714 laid off Detroit Metro Airport workers will be rehired

Delta Air Lines said Monday that the more than 700 employees that are being laid off at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport as it switches contractors will be rehired. Full News here – Detroit News

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meeting builds delegation for February 15 Workers Inquiry

meeting builds delegation for February 15 Workers Inquiry As part of the gentrification of downtown Detroit, low-income residents are being driven out of low-income Section 8 housing to make way for the development of “market rate” upscale apartment units. Many of the tenants attending Friday's meeting … Full News here – Read more on World […]

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Technicolor Videocassette of Michigan laying off 200 workers in Metro Detroit

Technicolor Videocassette of Michigan is laying off 200 workers in Metro Detroit, according to a Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN) Act document filed with the state on Jan. 10. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Pension freeze for 5,600 Detroit workers delayed

Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr on Monday temporarily halted a Dec. 31 freeze of pension benefits for 5,600 non-uniform employees to give retirees and labor unions more time to negotiate in bankruptcy mediation sessions. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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DTE, Consumers utility line workers brave cold, ice to restore power

Corey Williams Associated Press – Thousands of electrical workers have put in double shifts since early this week trying to restore power to more than a half-million homes and businesses in Michigan and beyond. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Crews mapping every blighted structure in Detroit; Workers, volunteers using Nexus 7 tablets for massive survey

For the past two mornings, dozens of hired workers and volunteers have met by numbered signs in the halls of Tech Town. There, they are given Google Nexus 7 tablets and, in groups of three, set out to Detroit’s neighborhoods to document every blighted structure and lot. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Illinois And Detroit Hand Union Workers A Lifeline: Will Unions Accept The Gift?

Illinois And Detroit Hand Union Workers A Lifeline: Will Unions Accept The Gift? This week unions received two powerful messages about the security of their pension plans. Illinois approved pension reforms that are less generous to state workers. In Detroit, a bankruptcy judge allowed the city's case to proceed and ruled that the … Full […]

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Lear to open seating plant, hire 1,500 workers in Romania next year

David Hall – Lear Corp. plans to open a seating plant in Iasi, Romania by early 2014. The plant will employ an estimated 1,500 workers, the company said Tuesday. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Social workers to host Community Resource Night

Huron Valley Schools social workers will host a Community Resource Night at Milford High School on Thursday, open to all Huron Valley Schools families who are experiencing … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Napoleon’s ‘Detroit heros’ ad promotes city workers

—The super political action committee supporting mayoral candidate Benny Napoleon is set to unveil an ad this week that touts school leaders, churches and the business community as the true leaders of Detroit. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Moosejaw looks to hire 300 seasonal workers in Metro Detroit; Hosts job fair Thursday

Madison Heights-based outdoor apparel retailer Moosejaw Mountaineering says it is looking to beef up its staff of warehouse and customer service units in anticipation of the holiday season. Full News here – Detroit News

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Michigan apple growers seeking more migrant workers to help pick abundant crop

Michigan’s apple crop is larger than normal with an expected 30 million bushels, a huge improvement over last year when bad weather wiped out much of the crop. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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State says laid-off prison food workers will get first crack at prison guard jobs

Many of the Michigan Department of Correction’s food service workers who are being laid off as a result of a privatization deal approved today may end up becoming corrections officers, a spokesman for the department said. Full News here – freep

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