Archive | December, 2013

Workers, Santa rally for fair contract terms

Santa Claus today joined hundreds of state employees as they demonstrated outside Cadillac Place in Detroit to call for fair contract terms and an end to more health care cost-shifting. Chanting “No more cutbacks, been there, done that,” and “Governor Snyder can’t you see, health care costs are hurting me,” the protestors marched outside the […]

Impasse Panel Fails to Recommend a Fair Deal for State Workers

FOR RELEASE: December 2, 2013 Administration claims State is improving but continues to ask State workers to sacrifice LANSING — Today, the Coalition of State Employee Unions (CSEU) criticized the impasse panel for failing to recognize past sacrifices of state workers and for not taking into account more current state revenue forecasts. “When Michigan’s economy […]