Supreme Court rules against state employee unions

UPDATE 7/30/15: Read the 4% decision and the RTW decision on the Supreme Court website. ORIGINAL POST 7/29/15: The Michigan Supreme Court has sided with the state in both the Right to Work and 4 percent lawsuits. The Court found that the term “rates of compensation” as used in the state Constitution was not understood […]

4 percent lawsuit timeline

STATUS OF 4 PERCENT LAWSUIT 4/22/13: The lawsuit is now at the Michigan Court of Appeals. A district court judge sided with state employees last fall, and the State appealed the decision to the Court of Appeals. MCO is doing everything possible to push this case along, but please understand, the courts work slowly. After […]

Aramark contract ended, Trinity to take over food service

Aramark’s contract with the state will be terminated by mutual agreement, and a transition to a new food services company will begin July 29. Trinity Services Group of Tampa, Florida will take over food service at all prisons. The state and Trinity have entered a three-year, $158 million contract. Aramark will stick around during the […]