September 2019

UAW-GM strike: Bernie Sanders joins picket in Detroit

By Dave Bartkowiak Jr. September 25, 2019 @6:45 AM DETROIT – Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders joined striking United Autoworkers (UAW) union members Wednesday when they picketed at the GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant. Wednesday marked the tenth day since union leaders decided to initiate a national strike Sunday, Sept. 15, against the automaker. By Read More

Oakland County Republicans, Democrats agree to give county workers raise, $15 minimum wage

By Bill Laitner Sept. 26, 2019 @6:00 a.m. ET Michigan’s richest county is gradually shifting — politically — from red to purple, with blue in sight. On Wednesday, a slim Democratic majority on the countywide board carried on a bipartisan tradition established under longtime county executive L. Brooks Patterson, the county’s Republican standard-bearer until his Read More