Detroit’s rival retiree associations

Retirees are very worried about how they will be treated in the Detroit bankruptcy. Now that the bankruptcy court judge has granted retirees a spot on the creditors committee to represent the city’s retired employees, retiree associations are vying for those spots. A newly created retiree association, The Retired Detroit Police Members Association, was formed just five days prior to Detroit’s bankruptcy filing. That association seems to be overlapping with the Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association that wants its members on the creditors committee. Other retiree associations also are waiting to see who is appointed to the committee.

For the full story read, “Spat between rival retiree associations emerges in Detroit bankruptcy.”

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