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Politics & Government
8:33 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Police officers, firefighters push for exemption from bargaining law

It used to be that when municipal unions bargained a new contract that included a pay increase those raises would be retroactive to when the last contract expired.
Credit Steve Carmody / Michigan Radio

Police and firefighter unions are pushing to be exempt from a state law that puts limits on municipal union contracts.  

A state Senate committee takes up the bill Wednesday. 

It used to be that when municipal unions bargained a new contract that included a pay increase, those raises would be retroactive to when the last contract expired. 

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