UAW http://wkar.org en Book recounts Detroit family's struggles with union busting http://wkar.org/post/book-recounts-detroit-familys-struggles-union-busting <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Michigan has a rich organized labor history, and much has been written about the early days of the United Auto Workers Union.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">In “<a href="http://www.builtindetroit.net/">Built In Detroit: A Story of the UAW, a Company, and a Gangster</a>”, author <a href="http://www.builtindetroit.net/about-the-author/">Robert Morris</a> looks at the union’s infancy through the eyes of his father. Ken Morris was a regional director of the union, and in a time when union officials faced not just resistance but also acts of violence, he suffered a brutal beating.</span> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:23:57 +0000 Current State 49210 at http://wkar.org Book recounts Detroit family's struggles with union busting Judge Says State Workers’ 4% Retirement Contribution is Unconstitutional http://wkar.org/post/judge-says-state-workers-4-retirement-contribution-unconstitutional <p>State workers would no longer have to fork out four-percent of their salaries to keep their pensions if a judge’s ruling stands. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:13:55 +0000 Jake Neher 24670 at http://wkar.org Judge Says State Workers’ 4% Retirement Contribution is Unconstitutional