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GM contract will go before UAW workers

The UAW National Council voted Thursday to accept the tentative agreement with General Motors after a monthlong strike that could deliver big gains for...

New: Whitmer, DHHS announce plan to ease access to public assistance

Updated, 12:58 p.m. with additional details Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director Robert Gordon on Thursday morning announced...

UAW looks to have scored big victories in jobs, wages and...

As the UAW National Council is set to meet Thursday to decide whether to recommend its members ratify the tentative deal reached Wednesday with...

UAW reaches tentative agreement to end GM strike

The United Auto Workers (UAW) on Wednesday announced a tentative agreement with General Motors, but the month-long strike is not yet done.  The UAW is...

UAW workers not ready to give up as strike nears one...

Mark Race, a UAW Local 14 worker donning a bright Uncle Sam outfit, struck a determined stance during the early minutes of his seven-hour...

Column: Michigan gets called out for having the most Black children...

We want every child to thrive in Michigan. A new snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls out our state on this goal...

Impact of UAW strike being felt far and wide

The lingering United Auto Workers (UAW) strike at General Motors, now in its fourth week, is starting to have far-reaching impacts — and there’s...

Rick Haglund: People aren’t moving from Michigan — but that’s not...

Michigan’s auto industry was built, in part, on the backs of hundreds of thousands of poor workers from the South who moved here in...

Enviro groups declare solidarity with UAW, telling GM: ‘We know you...

Almost 50 environmental organizations signed a letter Friday addressed to the CEO of General Motors, declaring their support for the United Autoworkers (UAW) members...

Tlaib feels a ‘sense of urgency’ on impeachment

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib is having a good week.  The freshman Detroit Democrat has been one of the most outspoken members of the...

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