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In Four More Years We'll Be Detroit

The Old Coach Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 10:57 AM
Not true. Was in and out of UAW plants for years where the stewards made their own rules day in and day out. Granted there was a framework in the contract, but the "interpretation" was up to the union, and they twisted it every chance they got. If the company didn't like it, the union would slowdown, or sabotage equipment, (they did it to mine), or some other little trick. This petty stuff never made the news, but it happened.

From one moment to the next the city of Detroit doesn’t know where its next bailout is coming from. Chronically unable to pay its bills, the city looks to the state for cash gifts to stave off default. Operating under the terms of a consent agreement hammered out with the state, Detroit faces fiscal uncertainty largely because it has failed to get adequate concessions from public employee unions that are unsustainable. And those concessions that they have wrested from unions, politicians in Detroit have been unwilling to enforce.     

One prominent Detroit attorney, however, is facing the future of the Motor...

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