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Buyouts changing Ferndale police department, up to 12 percent of officers may be leaving August 19, 2014 
Sebewaing considers sharing police officers with Unionville July 22, 2014 
GRCC approves increased salary schedule for campus police July 21, 2014 
Detroit expects boost in public safety, continued population decline July 16, 2014 
Police union makes bankruptcy deal; Elected officials receive 5 percent pay raise July 8, 2014 
Flint emergency manager says he plans to impose police contract with concessions July 6, 2014 
'It's union busting, pure and simple': Union officials cry foul over recent Jackson City Council actions June 20, 2014 
More cops on the street with new Royal Oak police contract April 3, 2014 
Police contract with Fabius Township renewed April 1, 2014 
Midland City Council OKs two contracts March 28, 2014 
Orleans Township, Ionia Sheriff renew dedicated police coverage agreement March 13, 2014 
Huron Township trustees approve hiring part-time police officers March 1, 2014 
2 Macomb communities threaten police, fire layoffs without tax hikes November 1, 2013 
SHELBY TOWNSHIP: Police union files for binding arbitration in dispute with township October 30, 2013 
Ottawa County OKs new labor contracts with police, other public safety employees October 22, 2013 
Ottawa County OKs new labor contracts with police, other public safety employees October 22, 2013 
West Cocalico residents urge caution on police decision September 9, 2013 
RIVERVIEW: Police agree on four-year contract; pensions and lifetime health care end for new hires September 2, 2013 
Right-to-Work Under Attack in Michigan August 23, 2013 
To facilitate contract, East Cocalico police say they'll forgo pay raise in 2014 August 19, 2013 
New contracts include wage increases August 13, 2013 
Saginaw Co. budget committee avoids layoffs, balances budget  August 9, 2013 
Detroit slashes pay for some police, firefighter unions August 1, 2013 
Detroit to impose 10% pay cuts, other reductions on police lieutenants, sergeants July 31, 2013 
Ira prepares to change police services July 24, 2013 
Milford Police strike shared-service deal July 24, 2013 
No movement yet on Livonia police retention program July 24, 2013 
Detroit Judge Sets Hearing Over Pension’s Objection July 22, 2013 
Consultant: Police department could face insolvency in 2017 July 10, 2013 
BELLEVILLE: Budget amendments spark discussion June 28, 2013 
LINCOLN PARK: As fiscal year ends, city at odds with public safety unions over contracts June 28, 2013 
After pay cuts, Detroit faces exodus of police, firefighters June 27, 2013 
Detroit emergency manager cancels union pacts, disempowers council head, ends light department June 27, 2013 
Detroit EM's office: 2 union contracts ending June 27, 2013 
Detroit faces exodus of police, firefighters June 27, 2013 
School District, Council Disagree on Police Officer Cost June 26, 2013 
5 Walled Lake police officers face layoffs after contract rejected by union June 6, 2013 
City struggles with budget, police say no more cuts June 6, 2013 
YPSILANTI: Firefighters oppose hybrid public safety model June 6, 2013 
Budget amendment could save Saginaw police and fire jobs June 5, 2013 
Flushing Township votes to give full-time employment to police officers June 5, 2013 
Clay, Ira townships sign police agreement June 4, 2013 
Pension Ordinance Change Gets Final OK June 4, 2013 
Chesterfield Township Board Votes Against Police Layoffs in 2013 June 3, 2013 
Live Reporting: Saginaw considers setting aside union concessions to preserve positions June 3, 2013 
Saginaw to direct any savings from union concessions toward reducing public safety layoffs June 3, 2013 
Detroit’s Police Force Collapsed, Citizens Protect Themselves June 2, 2013 
B.C., sheriff seek Springfield police contract May 30, 2013 
Detroit Citizens Protect Themselves After Police Force Decimated May 30, 2013 
Saginaw public safety talks continue as police union requests city manager skip awards ceremony May 28, 2013 
Contract talks continue for Tyrone, Sheriff May 24, 2013 
YPSILANTI: Budget calls for higher tax bills, more police, firefighters May 24, 2013 
Ypsilanti officials remain split on denial of public presentation against hybrid safety department May 23, 2013 
Saginaw postpones decision on budget, proposed public safety cuts another nine days May 20, 2013 
Chesterfield police layoffs likely on hold May 16, 2013 
Upper Southampton police union wait for contract hearing results May 16, 2013 
Ferndale police get first raise since 2009 May 15, 2013 
Ferndale police get first raise since 2009 with union contract approval May 15, 2013 
City workers get 2 percent wage hike May 12, 2013 
Police retention plan up for vote May 20 May 12, 2013 
Chesterfield extends police layoff moratorium May 10, 2013 
Police unions respond to Saginaw city manager on negotiation attempts, call Darnell Earley 'incompetent' May 9, 2013 
County, Onawa may have police agreement in place May 6, 2013 
SOUTHGATE: Council ratifies three labor deals May 6, 2013 
Contract raises pay, insurance costs, for township police May 5, 2013 
Chesterfield to begin reviewing 2014 police budget May 4, 2013 
Proposed bonuses designed to increase Livonia police staffing May 2, 2013 
Jonesville considers cuts to police department as part of effort to reduce projected $70,000 deficit, village manager says May 1, 2013 
Council approves new agreement with Police Command Officers Association April 30, 2013 
SOUTHGATE: Council set to vote on three union contracts Wednesday, hold first budget hearing April 30, 2013 
YPSILANTI: Council narrowly approves police union contract after two votes April 25, 2013 
Pension costs and hybrid model concerns nearly halt approval of 4-year Ypsilanti police contract April 24, 2013 
Chesterfield Township police outlook not as gloomy April 16, 2013 
Kids in the Hall April 16, 2013 
Plan to reduce Chesterfield police layoffs rejected April 16, 2013 
Saginaw County sheriff: Still a 'no' on police contract after meeting with city manager April 8, 2013 
Saginaw police union responds to city request for concessions while manager meets with county April 8, 2013 
Fire union calling for end to Benton Harbor Public Safety Dept. April 4, 2013 
Chesterfield Township Residents to Weigh in on Police Layoff Alternatives March 25, 2013 
Police layoffs coming? March 21, 2013 
Two-year wage freeze part of collective bargaining agreement reached with Burton deputy fire chiefs March 19, 2013 
Flint police union leader says more officers still needed on city streets March 13, 2013 
Saginaw police union tries to save jobs with new cost-savings plan March 7, 2013 
Saginaw police union turns in cost savings proposal to city officials March 5, 2013 
Chesterfield Invites Public to Police Layoff Talks March 4, 2013 
Chesterfield puts 90 day moratorium on police layoffs February 20, 2013 
Chesterfield Township Police Layoffs Put on Hold February 19, 2013 
Saginaw Police Union files grievances against the city February 18, 2013 
Residents Opposed to Police Layoffs to Make Stand at Chesterfield Meeting February 17, 2013 
Chesterfield Township Police Layoffs Will Take Effect by Seniority February 14, 2013 
Flint police union sues over contracts imposed by emergency manager, claims city violated arbitration rules February 7, 2013 
Oakland County, Pontiac leaders to share police contract experience with Saginaw County officials February 6, 2013 
Saginaw city manager to have police contract draft by next week February 6, 2013 
Saginaw plans to deliver draft police contract to Sheriff Federspiel 'early next week' February 6, 2013 
Chesterfield to lay off police February 5, 2013 
Saginaw City Manager Darnell Earley questioned for not attending public safety union meetings February 5, 2013 
Tribe ending police contract at FireKeepers February 5, 2013 
Saginaw Issues Police & Fire Layoff Notices February 4, 2013 
Controversial pay raises rescinded by Detroit Police and Fire Retirement Board February 1, 2013 
Police contracts between Montcalm County and townships OK’d January 31, 2013 
Saginaw Public Safety Layoffs Could Come February 1st January 29, 2013 
Saginaw city manager: Police, fire layoff notices to be sent out in February January 26, 2013 
Change Of Heart: Police Union Says Detroit Is Actually Safe For Visitors January 19, 2013 
Saginaw police union president offers alternatives to city administration January 11, 2013 
Saginaw Police Union to present public safety proposal January 11, 2013 
Saginaw County hears city's plea regarding police contracts January 10, 2013 
Saginaw Co. sheriff maintains position on police contract proposal January 8, 2013 
Saginaw Officials Once Again Discuss Police Contract with Sheriff January 8, 2013 
Layoffs to substantially cut Huron Twp.'s police force December 28, 2012 
Michigan Republicans Deny Police Officers and Firefighters the Right to Work December 17, 2012 
Residents advise against Saginaw police contract with county sheriff December 13, 2012 
Detroit plan includes furloughs, layoffs for 5% of city workers December 7, 2012 
Bay City plans to merge police, fire departments December 4, 2012 
People in Benton Harbor want to save public safety department, but demand more info first December 4, 2012 
Holland's public safety workers to get one-time pay bump for agreeing to health care changes November 30, 2012 
Governor Calley and Other Lawmakers Offer Plan to Reform Michigan Personal Property Tax November 29, 2012 
Saginaw County Sheriff: Cuts to Saginaw's police force would have far-reaching impact November 14, 2012 
Teachers union to talk layoff lawsuit November 14, 2012 
Dearborn Union Negotiations Moving Forward, But Not Complete, Says Mayor November 13, 2012 
Another View: Combined public safety in Bay City will endanger residents November 12, 2012 
Another View: Combined public safety in Bay City will endanger residents November 12, 2012 
Hybrid police-firefighters could patrol Bay City streets by July November 12, 2012 
Things can only get worse: Violent crime in Detroit triples months BEFORE police layoffs November 12, 2012 
Oak Park rehiring 3 laid-off public safety officers after millage approval November 8, 2012 
Saginaw police union representative: City went around committee to make counter-offer to commissioners November 8, 2012 
Chesterfield fire millages pass, police tax hike turned down November 7, 2012 
President of Flint police officers union: Use public safety tax to put more cops on the street November 7, 2012 
A Look at Michigan's Proposals  November 5, 2012 
Saginaw city official to present public safety counter-offer to county commissioners November 5, 2012 
Flint police lieutenants, captains endorse public safety millage November 2, 2012 
Flint firefighters throw support behind public safety millage November 1, 2012 
Pension Plan Says Adviser Has Sticky Fingers October 31, 2012 
A look at state proposals 1-3 October 27, 2012 
Kalamazoo Township trustees approve three-year police contract October 23, 2012 
Price of protection: Union clash creates animosity between Bay City police, firefighters as merger looms October 19, 2012 
Price of protection: Bay City firefighters union president opposes merged police, fire department October 17, 2012 
Ballot proposals seek millages to pay for more police in Macomb County communities October 15, 2012 
Chesterfield Police: Major Layoffs Expected if Tax Proposal Fails  October 12, 2012 
Hazel Park Police take pay cut October 11, 2012 
Detroit water workers could be fired for striking October 3, 2012 
Detroit officials to ask court to end water department strike over cuts; picket expected again today October 1, 2012 
Detroit's first responders, at the breaking point September 30, 2012 
MLive readers fear rising insurance costs if Bay City eliminates firefighters, merge police September 27, 2012 
Teamsters Local 164 union in Jackson files unfair labor-practice charges against Hendrickson Trucking Co. September 27, 2012 
Goods for public safety in Mishawaka budget September 25, 2012 
New Isabella County budget means police have to lay off one officer September 23, 2012 
Sterling Heights police agree to concessions September 19, 2012 
Police union prepares appeal after judge denies request to place hold on paycuts and 12-hr shifts September 18, 2012 
CHELSEA: City, labor negotiators strike 3-year deal for police officers September 15, 2012 
MEA president to members: End Republican 'assaults on public schools, public employees and, especially, our students' September 11, 2012 
University employees to see changes in retirement benefits, pension September 11, 2012 
Six ballot proposals finalized for voters September 9, 2012 
Detroit police officers hear more proposed cuts after a mediation meeting with the City of Detroit September 7, 2012 
Michigan governor signs bill attacking school employee pensions September 7, 2012 
Teachers Brace for Blow to Benefits September 3, 2012 
Public safety gains strength in wake of added funding September 2, 2012 
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing praises police for recent drug, gun busts despite pay cuts September 1, 2012 
'Protect Our Jobs' Amendment Would End Binding Arbitration September 1, 2012 
Detroit cops to see pay cut, longer shifts, judge rules From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120831/METRO01/208310359#ixzz26BqbXMSc August 31, 2012 
Detroit Police Chief Godbee: Argument that 12-hour shift will fatigue officers a little bit 'disingenuous' August 31, 2012 
Judge denies Detroit police union request to halt 10% wage cut, work rule changes August 31, 2012 
Mayor Dave Bing, Chief Godbee praise Detroit police success, bemoan tough cuts August 31, 2012 
Detroit Police Officers Association says city is in contempt of court  August 30, 2012 
Judge refuses to stop Detroit Police pay cut, changes to work rules August 30, 2012 
Michigan judge upholds Detroit police wage cut August 30, 2012 
Grand Rapids unions criticize study calling for police, fire cuts August 29, 2012 
HURON TOWNSHIP: Board places police/fire millage on November ballot August 28, 2012 
DPD takes 10 percent pay cut August 27, 2012 
Detroit police see pay cut in checks despite judge's order August 26, 2012 
Detroit cops take pay cut despite ruling August 25, 2012 
Detroit-area ministers rally for bargaining rights ballot measure August 24, 2012 
Police surprised and upset at smaller paychecks after City of Detroit violates judge's order August 24, 2012 
Head of Lansing police union: Unaware of any plans to regionalize city police force August 22, 2012 
Readers debate campaign to quash outsourcing Saginaw police to sheriff's office August 22, 2012 
Will clumsy beginning doom Flint's public safety millage? August 13, 2012 
Detroit Firefighters Protest Layoffs and Demotions August 12, 2012 
Detroit city workers protest pay cuts, 'union busting' August 11, 2012 
Detroit public safety workers protest imposed contract, provisions outside mayoral mansion August 10, 2012 
Police, firefighters protest cuts outside Bing's mansion August 10, 2012 
Detroit police chief's plans for 12-hour patrol shifts draw ire of union August 8, 2012 
GP Woods Public Safety Covers Absence at Harper Woods Fire Station August 7, 2012 
Another View: Public safety tax needed in Bay City to avoid police and fire layoffs August 6, 2012 
Bay City residents, fire union president object to putting public safety millage on November ballot August 6, 2012 
Randi Weingarten, AFT President, and Roy Roberts, DPS EM, Meet Over Detroit Teachers' Right To Negotiate July 28, 2012 
Mayor Bing imposes immediate cuts on ALL City Workers; Protestors Picket July 27, 2012 
Detroit city workers protest 10 percent pay cut July 26, 2012 
Detroit Police, Firefighters Protest Pay, Benefit Cuts July 26, 2012 
Detroit Police rally at City Hall over contract changes, cuts July 26, 2012 
Detroit police rally in protest of new contract July 26, 2012 
Flint Union Contracts A Major Reason For City's Financial Problems July 26, 2012 
Norton Shores police union president: Public safety trumps benefits questions July 26, 2012 
Detroit cuts union pay without bargaining; backlash possible July 19, 2012 
Detroit police officers say pay cuts will hurt department, residents July 19, 2012 
Police union gives up $166,000 in wages, healthcare benefits in new contract July 19, 2012 
Arbitration panel says Flushing Township did not lack money to pay for police department July 10, 2012 
Judge: Detroit does not have to bargain with police union July 9, 2012 
Saint Joe Firefighters Threaten To Sue The City June 28, 2012 
Arson Investigation Underway as Firefighters Laid Off June 26, 2012 
Bing says public safety is his priority, but where's his plan? June 26, 2012 
Flushing Township approves resolution affirming layoff of police officers June 14, 2012 
Flint No. 1 in violent crime; Police chief says city needs 200 police officers, reopened city lockup June 13, 2012 
YPSILANTI: City council approves police cuts in new budget June 7, 2012 
Allen Park council OKs balanced budget with police, fire cuts  May 23, 2012 
Saginaw police cuts to come through attrition, fire cuts up in the air  May 18, 2012 
Senate OKs school pension tweak May 18, 2012 
Senate passes bill to end pensions for new teachers May 18, 2012 
Lansing City Council offers revised budget proposal reducing furlough days, hiring additional police officers and firefighters May 17, 2012 
Saginaw Manager Darnell Earley: Public safety millage $600,000 short of amount needed to subsidize 31 police, 20 firefighters May 14, 2012 
23 Jackson police officers filed suit against city for lost overtime pay  May 8, 2012 
City budget balanced with layoff, utility hike May 8, 2012 
Saginaw City Hall's proposed budget calls for 10 fewer police, 7 fewer firefighters than last year  May 7, 2012 
Detroit unions weigh strike option as layoffs loom May 2, 2012 
Mich. Unions, Conservatives Ally to Fight Pension Bill  May 1, 2012 
Gillman calls for more officers April 26, 2012 
Detroit Fire Department Facing More Budget Cuts April 25, 2012 
Amended budget for Lansing Fire Department includes hiring fire inspector  April 24, 2012 
Flint emergency manager unveils budget with fee hikes, public safety layoffs  April 24, 2012 
2,566 Detroit workers could get layoffs, according to fine-tuned budget  April 23, 2012 
Detroit mayor's budget plan calls for 2,500 layoffs aimed at saving cash-strapped city $250M  April 23, 2012 
Should school employees wait until they're at least 60 before drawing state retirement benefits? April 20, 2012 
Holland leaders consider raising taxes to avoid firefighter layoffs April 19, 2012 
Detroit Labor War Boils Over Between Unions, City & State April 4, 2012 
Michigan Court Cancels Bar on Detroit Review Meeting April 4, 2012 
Oak Park plans public safety layoffs this month April 4, 2012 
Tentative Flint deal could bring union concessions April 4, 2012 
Controversy erupts over Oak Park's finances while new City Hall is about to be built April 3, 2012 
Flint public saftey contracts uncertain April 3, 2012 
GP Officials Monitor Harper Woods Fire Staffing April 3, 2012 
Oak Park Pink-slipping 15 Officers, But New City Hall Approved April 3, 2012 
Oak Park to layoff a dozen public safety officers while preparing to build new municipal building April 3, 2012 
Union contracts targeted by Flint emergency manager as deadline looms April 3, 2012 
Holland budget peek suggests cutting positions, raising taxes March 27, 2012 
Detroit police, firefighter unions want Snyder to OK concessions before voting March 22, 2012 
Snyder Plan Would Have Troopers Fight City Crime March 8, 2012 
Oak Park may cut up to 25 percent of Public Safety workforce to balance budget March 7, 2012 
Saginaw Fire Department to continue operations with fewer firefighters, no chief March 6, 2012 
Amid concerns over Ypsilanti finances, 13 expected to leave public safety ranks in 2012 February 27, 2012 
Michigan Workers Fight Emergency Managers, Plan Constitutional Amendment to Protect Union Rights February 26, 2012 
Taylor to lay off 17 firefighters, bring in private EMS service at midnight February 16, 2012 
Grievance filed against Flushing Township by laid-off police officers February 14, 2012 
Police, fire concessions likely this week  February 6, 2012 
Some Detroit unions agree to cuts as EM looms February 3, 2012 
Tentative deal with unions may not be enough to stop state takeover of Detroit February 3, 2012 
Harper Woods trims 15 in first city layoff February 2, 2012 
Home Talent & Education Economy Public Sector Quality of Life FEELING UNLOVED, SKILLED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ARE HITTING THE EXIT January 26, 2012 
Inkster may lay off more police to help balance budget  January 19, 2012 
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing meets with state review team, expects union deal this month January 17, 2012 
Detroit imposes business hours at police precincts January 12, 2012 
Union rep says Redford fire rescue crews run short-staffed January 12, 2012 
Detroit police chief looks to avoid pending layoffs, move officers from desks to streets  January 6, 2012 
Detroit police hope federal grants will save jobs January 5, 2012 
'Murder capital' laying off cops January 5, 2012 
Who you gonna call? Detroit police stations to close to the public for 16 hours a day January 5, 2012 
One hundred Detroit police officers pink slipped Wednesday January 4, 2012 
New legislation would prohibit severance pay for most public employees  December 23, 2011 
Ypsilanti Township will hire more police patrols  December 23, 2011 
Detroit workers nervously wait as layoffs loom December 19, 2011 
Snyder signs bills lowering worker benefits, costs  December 19, 2011 
Ann Arbor mayor on next year's budget: 'We won't be making any cuts in the police department' December 18, 2011 
Other cities show what bankruptcy might look like for Detroit December 18, 2011 
A police lineup: 150 years of service now missing at Monroe December 17, 2011 
As emergency manager settles in, Flint police sergeants head out December 17, 2011 
Detroit City Council approves cuts for non-union employees December 16, 2011 
Michigan warning: Republican extremism goes too far December 16, 2011 
County budget passes, public safety tax urged December 15, 2011 
Will Redford residents pay higher taxes for more cops, firefighters? December 15, 2011 
Michigan Town Grapples With Shrinking Public Sector December 14, 2011 
Ypsilanti Township approves budget with surplus, plans to add more police officers  December 10, 2011 
Unions set to offer up own solutions for city December 1, 2011 
Bing says Detroit can pull through financial crisis on its own  November 30, 2011 
Inkster lays off 14 police officers  November 29, 2011 
Detroit Council's financial crisis plan includes 500 public safety layoffs, $1 People Mover fare and elimination of city-paid cell phones  November 28, 2011 
Inkster police chief announces 12 layoffs, his own retirement November 28, 2011 
Fort Gratiot might need more police November 23, 2011 
Detroit City Council considers tax hike, firefighter and police layoffs to save city from insolvency November 21, 2011 
Detroit City Council talks deep cuts as mayor announces 1,000 layoffs November 19, 2011 
Bing to lay off 1,000 workers, freeze hiring November 18, 2011 
Detroit Police revamp near, chief says November 18, 2011 
Mayor Dave Bing to lay off 1,000 Detroit city employees November 18, 2011 
Detroit Police, Firefighters Avoid Layoffs, Face Wage Cuts November 17, 2011 
Some Detroit council members wanted bolder plan November 17, 2011 
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing calls for union sacrifice, state revenue sharing funds in face of fiscal crisis November 16, 2011 
Transcript, video of Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's speech November 16, 2011 
Stretching police dollars - how badly are budget cuts putting citizens’ safety in jeopardy? November 12, 2011 
Twenty-eight police and fire employees given pink slips November 11, 2011 
Lansing police slower to respond, make fewer arrests after layoffs November 7, 2011 
10 Kalamazoo County deputies to get layoff notices as sheriff tries to plug $750,000 budget hole November 4, 2011 
265 Kalamazoo city workers offered retirement incentive program beginning today November 1, 2011 
Allen Park plans for police, firefighter layoffs November 1, 2011 
None of Flint's public safety unions has endorsed in mayor's race October 13, 2011 
Vice President Joe Biden talks crime, public safety in Flint as he promotes jobs bill October 12, 2011 
Bernero: Cuts will happen without millage October 1, 2011 
Paul Teszlewicz: Lansing needs its police now October 1, 2011 
Michigan Emergency Powers Challenge by Pension Boards Dismissed by Judge September 30, 2011 
Bay City cuts off bonus check program for police and fire retirees September 28, 2011 
Flint police, firefighters, other employees forced to take health care concessions under new law September 28, 2011 
Ann Arbor is making big strides with cost-savings in public employee benefits September 24, 2011 
Talks between Sterling Heights, unions expected to continue into 2012 September 21, 2011 
Concessions from Ann Arbor police officers could save city up to $450K in first year September 20, 2011 
State Police to Base Troopers at Chesterfield PD September 19, 2011 
State police consolidation begins Oct. 1 September 18, 2011 
Ann Arbor police officers union accepts concessions in new labor contract September 16, 2011 
New union agreement reached for Saginaw police officers September 15, 2011 
Do police-fire mergers work? September 13, 2011 
Law enforcement discussion takes another twist September 13, 2011 
Police fighting fires in Saginaw? 'All of this is on the table,' public safety official says September 13, 2011 
Clay gets closer look at police proposal September 12, 2011 
Adrian police to receive firearms training simulator September 9, 2011 
Mich. Supreme Court hears pension tax arguments September 7, 2011 
Inkster Could Lay Off 15 Police Officers September 6, 2011 
Unions hurt bottom line, Michigan leaders say August 30, 2011 
Mich. panel OKs public worker health plan changes August 24, 2011 
Union: Lansing Police Officers Worried About Projected Deficit August 24, 2011 
Unions sue to block 'unprecedented' DPS pay cut, challenge new EM law August 5, 2011 
"Shared Sacrifice" Gives Michigan a Bright Future  July 9, 2011 
Sen. Colbeck supports Public Act 312 reform July 6, 2011 
WSU employees' partners' benefits in jeopardy  July 1, 2011 
Stop cutting public safety and find a way to pay for it  June 30, 2011 
4 Lansing unions OK cuts to save city jobs June 29, 2011 
Dozens protest Lansing police cuts June 28, 2011 
Mich. House approves public safety contract bill June 24, 2011 
Mich. House plan targets public worker health cost June 23, 2011 
Cities find combining police and fire services saves money  June 20, 2011 
Gov. Rick Snyder tries to keep health care benefits, teacher tenure reform on 'positive' track June 19, 2011 
Public employees in state feel under attack amid flurry of bills in Legislature June 13, 2011 
A look at measures affecting Mich. public workers June 12, 2011 
Pontiac gets OK to cancel union contract, cut police dispatcher jobs June 7, 2011 
Debate over public employees' health care payments to heat up June 6, 2011 
Bill requiring 20 percent insurance copays could save B.C. $1.3M June 2, 2011 
Police Dept. Sends Layoff Notices June 2, 2011 
UAW President Bob King: We Need More, Not Less Education And Public Services Spending May 25, 2011 
Senate OKs 80/20 plan on health insurance May 20, 2011 
Bill forcing health care costs on public employees would hit lawmakers, too May 19, 2011 
Senate OKs bill to freeze pay when contracts expire May 19, 2011 
Stephen Henderson: Reforming public workers' benefits long overdue May 19, 2011 
Michigan bill would freeze public worker pay between contracts May 18, 2011 
School Zone blog: MEA decries bill requiring public employees to pay 20 percent on insurance, but others say it's needed reform May 18, 2011 
State senate OKs bill forcing public employees to pay at least 20% of health care premiums May 18, 2011 
Last-minute budget talks May 11, 2011 
Krug: May 3 vote vital to city public safety April 18, 2011 
Muni Bankruptcy Threat Makes Michigan Train Financial-Emergency SWAT Teams April 18, 2011 
Krug: May 3 vote vital to city's public safety April 16, 2011 
Flint firefighters vote to accept double-digit contract concessions  April 13, 2011 
Muskegon sets health plan for city employees as public sector compensation debate rages March 28, 2011 
Michigan communities struggle with budget cuts March 24, 2011 
Mood at Jackson Police Department somber as officers learn of potential layoffs March 22, 2011 
Lansing budget likely to see public safety jobs trimmed March 12, 2011 
Detroit Unions Can’t Halt City Finances Agreement, Judge Says  
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