MCSC called upon to maintain protections afforded to state employees

A coalition of labor leaders today called on the Michigan Civil Service Commission to reject proposed rule changes that, if approved, would go into effect Jan. 1, 2019. These changes are aimed at severely limiting the collective bargaining process and undermining the rights of State of Michigan Employees. These proposed changes – concerning the Employee

Local 6000 reaches tentative agreement with State of Michigan

*****BARGAINING UPDATE****** UAW Local 6000’s bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with the state of Michigan in contract negotiations regarding wages and benefits for the two-year period beginning Oct. 1, 2017. The tentative agreement for the UAW members working for the state of Michigan includes wage increases in both years of the contract. In

Local 6000 pickets Marquette DHHS worksite

Marquette, Michigan  ̶  UAW Local 6000 members today held an informational picket to bring attention to management problems that are creating a mass exodus of talented state employees at the Marquette Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) facility. “Our members are well-trained, care about this community and report to work wanting nothing more than

Members are the Highest Authority

Members elect their local leaders, run their local union, elect their negotiators, vote on the contract and elect their grievance handlers.  Without question, the strength of our union begins and ends with membership. This is especially true when it comes to bargaining.  Bargaining proposals are rooted in the information collected from members.  Whether it is

Local 6000 State Employees Seek to Bridge the Gap

Lansing, Mich–Michigan officials kicked off contract bargaining this afternoon for more than 17,000 state employees. “Our goal is for Michigan to prosper and for UAW members to share in the value of the hard work it takes to keep our state running efficiently and with the creative innovation that UAW members give taxpayers day in

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