Jobs & Economy

  • Davenport University partners with City of Detroit and Wayne County

    “We are excited about contributing to sustainable growth in Detroit by helping to fill the talent gap,”

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  • The Stigma of Transit: “We Have to Make Buses Sexy”

    Our roads are too wide, our cars are too linked to status, says the mayor who revolutionized transit in his…

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  • Four Things You Should Know About Prevailing Wage in Michigan

    There’s an effort afoot to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law this year.

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  • Campaign to hike minimum wage to $12 turns in petitions

    “We talk about how our cities are suffering, our communities are suffering,”

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  • Detroit offers program to help Detroiters eliminate responsibility fees ahead of schedule

    In Detroit alone, 76,000 residents owe an average of $1,600 in responsibility fees.

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  • Detroit man sues Little Caesar’s Arena construction firm, alleges “Mississippi-style racism”

    “This is just Mississippi-style racism in the city of Detroit…”

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  • Detroit’s true unemployment rate

    The economy is booming and the unemployment rates for the nation and Michigan are low.

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  • Flex-N-Gate Detroit to hire hundreds at new $160M manufacturing plant

    Detroiters have worked nearly 12,000 hours so far…

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  • Squeezed Out

    Rising rents and gentrification are the dark side of Detroit’s resurgence.

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  • Detroit Medical Center service workers seek new contract, decry “penny-pinching”

    Detroit Medical Center is still trying to reach a new contract with some unionized workers…

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