Tag Archives: Emergency management

Detroit workers fight for jobs and pensions

Yesterday, a judge approved Detroit bankruptcy. Emergency manager Kevyn Orr outrageously claimed that the attack on workers’ pensions would be “thoughtful, measured and humane.” Read the News & Letters article for a view from the other side of the class struggle. Continue reading

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Flint’s emergency manager targets labor

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Flint’s emergency manager targets labor Flint, Mich.—In November, Flint was placed under the control of an emergency manager for the second time. This time is different, because under a law passed … Continue reading

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