City council faces divided Detroit residents ahead of blight bond proposal vote

Detroiters had time to weigh in on Mayor Mike Duggan's two-hundred and fifty million dollar bond proposal to demolish empty blighted homes. Following a scathing report from the Auditor General, who found several problems with the blight demolition program, several city councilmembers and residents remain unconvinced the plan to speed up the program is the best idea.

UAW members ratify Ford contract

United Auto Workers Ford Motor Co. members ratified the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement by 56.3 percent, the UAW announced this evening.

UAW enacting ethics reform, including selling property that FBI raided

The UAW is enacting a slew of ethics reform in response to an FBI probe into alleged corruption at the union. In one of the first decisions made by acting President Rory Gamble since taking the helm after the former president took a leave of absence, the announcement comes amid contract negotiations between the automakers and union members.

Duggan's $250 million blight bond proposal under fire at city council meeting Tuesday

A 250 million dollar bond proposal put forth by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan was debated by residents and council members in front of the city council on Tuesday. While its plan would be to eradicate blight throughout the city in five years, a blistering report from the Auditor General last week pointed out several problems with the city's demolition program.

Workers ratify UAW-GM deal, ending 40 day strike

After more than a month on strike, UAW workers are expected to head back to work this weekend after voting to approve a deal between the union and General Motors on Friday, ending the longest automotive strike in 50 years.