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Mar 10, 2014, 12:48 ET

Michigan AFSCME 25 Helps Workers Organize at Muskegon Medical Center After Company Hit With Fine for Discrimination

Michigan AFSCME Council 25 is organizing workers at the Muskegon Family Care, in an effort to offer them a choice as to whether or not to join a...

Dec 09, 2013, 16:29 ET

Prison Food Service Workers Ask Gov. Snyder to Disclose if Aramark Contributed to Governor's Secretive Fund

Governor closing secretive NERD fund without disclosing donors as questions remain about Vets Home privatization Today threatened Department...

Oct 24, 2013, 16:49 ET

Former Grand Rapids Veterans Home Employees Ask Gov. Snyder to Disclose if J2S Contributed to Governor's Secretive Fund

Governor closing secretive NERD fund without disclosing donors as questions remain about Vets Home privatization Today former employees of the...

Jul 26, 2013, 16:01 ET

Michigan Council 25 AFSCME Endorses Eli Isaguirre for State Representative in the 49th House District

The Michigan AFSCME Council 25 PEOPLE Committee has endorsed Eli Isaguirre for State Representative in the 49th House District, to fill the...

Apr 30, 2013, 14:58 ET

Michigan Working Families and Immigration Advocates Mobilize on May 1 To Call for Immigrant and Workers' Rights

 On May 1, hundreds of working people will gather at Clark Park to rally for the rights of all workers, regardless of where they were born....

Mar 28, 2013, 16:37 ET

Detroit, Benton Harbor, Flint Residents File Federal Lawsuit Today Against EM Law And New Form Of Government Violating U.S. Constitutional Protections

New law places power of executive and legislative branch in the hands of one unelected person who can create law by decree and violates protections...

Mar 19, 2013, 13:14 ET

AFSCME to Sponsor Forums on Federal Sequester

 Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued...

Mar 08, 2013, 16:13 ET

AFSCME to Rally at DTE Energy on Sunday

DETROIT, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County...

Jan 30, 2013, 07:00 ET

Conyers to Address 'Day of Action' Rally in Inkster

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...

Jan 24, 2013, 14:29 ET

Snyder Issues Layoff Notices at Grand Rapids Home for Veterans

DETROIT, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County...

Dec 10, 2012, 17:14 ET

Metro Detroiters Come Together Today To Oppose Gov. Synder Tearing Michigan Apart With Anti-working Family RTW Legislation At Awards Ceremony Honoring Him In Detroit

Tonight's protest in S.W Detroit is the latest in an 'unprecedented' number of protests occurring over the past few days in advance of RTW vote...

Nov 26, 2012, 11:03 ET

U.S. Attorney, Ethics Boards Asked To Investigate Contracting Improprieties Before Detroit City Council Today

Request focuses on actions by attorneys at Detroit-based Miller Canfield law firm in scheme forcing the city to beg for money it already borrowed...

Jun 26, 2012, 12:15 ET

City of Detroit Coalition of Unions Report: Mayor Blows Off $21 Million in Quest for Consent Agreement

Meanwhile city spends $5 million for fiscal stability plan  The City of Detroit Coalition of Unions released a report yesterday showing...

Mar 15, 2012, 15:28 ET

Court Issues Restraining Order Against Flint, MI Emergency Manager

 Lawrence A. Roehrig, Secretary-Treasurer of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME),...

Mar 07, 2012, 12:08 ET

AFSCME Endorses Gary Peters for Fourteenth Congressional District

Albert Garrett, President and Lawrence A. Roehrig, Secretary-Treasurer of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and...

Dec 14, 2011, 12:13 ET

AFSCME Endorses Dan Kildee for Fifth Congressional District

Lawrence A. Roehrig, Secretary-Treasurer of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME),...

Nov 14, 2011, 16:00 ET

Airport Workers Will Propose Better Safety, Less Wait, and Cheaper Ticket Prices for Airport

Wayne County Airport Authority has made poor financial decisions which has led to their current situation  A number of American...

Nov 04, 2011, 16:15 ET

AFSCME's Garrett: Detroit Mayor Bing Refuses to Come to Table!

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...

Oct 19, 2011, 11:05 ET

Michigan Court Halts Governor Snyder's Privatization Plans

Michigan AFSCME Council 25 pleased with military veteran's court victory to preserve quality care Michigan AFSCME Council 25 is announcing its...

Aug 26, 2011, 10:16 ET

Wayne County Circuit Court Rules Executive Bob Ficano's 20-Percent Pay Cut "Invalid" in Major Victory for Employees

Court rules Ficano violated the law.  County on the hook for potentially millions in back pay and benefits Wayne County employees won a...