Detroit Council Freezes City Pensions, But Not Wages

January 17, 2013

The Detroit City Council is approving a one-year freeze on pension payments to non-union city workers. But Council refused to support a 20 % wage reduction for those city employees…that was requested by Mayor Dave Bing. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked asked Council President Pro Tem Gary Brown why he and his colleagues made the moves…