State of Michigan employment relations commission (MERC) labor relations division ruling This MERC ruling was a landmark case in Michigan in a variety of ways. The Employer had voted to change employee premium sharing during the effective term of a collective bargaining agreement. The members will have monies reimbursed to them due to the outcome … Continued
POAM expects legislation to be introduced that goes further than the task force report, potentially impacting the benefits you have been promised. This rally will be co-hosted by all public safety organizations to send a message to lawmakers.
Do you love coffee as much as we do? As POAM keeps battling upcoming legislation that will threaten our bargaining abilities as well as public employee pensions on all fronts, we need our members to also be vigilant in contacting your legislators. So, we thought we’d give our members a little bit of additional information … Continued
We support the recommendations of the Governor’s task force report on Responsible Retirement Reform which was issued in July. The recommendations were unanimously approved by ALL task force members, including POAM.
Police Officer Opening Available There is a police officer job opening with The City of Westland available. Applications for Police Officer will be accepted December 11, 2017 through January 12, 2018. Job Requirements Applicants must be a citizen of the United States. At least 21 years of age, or 19 years of age with United … Continued
In November, U.S. House Leadership unveiled their proposal to overhaul the U.S. tax code, a major legislative priority for Congressional Leaders and the White House. The House Ways and Means Committee voted to advance this tax reform bill and House Leadership will aim to bring the legislation to a full Chamber vote in mid-November. Additionally, … Continued
Urgent Legislative Update Via POAM Legislative Director, Kenneth E. Grabowski The Michigan legislature continues to look at legislative changes to Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) and pension benefits for public safety and municipal employees. The POAM team has been actively involved at the State Capitol fighting on your behalf. At this point, NO legislation has been … Continued
Join us in the “Motor City” as the Detroit Red Wings roll out the Red and Blue carpet in the inaugural season at Little Caesars Arena
POAM & TPOAM members are in Lansing today discussing retirement & retiree healthcare. More seminars coming to an area near you. As always you may contact your Business Agent if you are interested in hosting a seminar in your area. Coming soon to Battle Creek Area, New steward & critical incident seminar.
POAM has been and is in the process of meeting with state representatives, senators and the governor’s office. POAM is working on your behalf and standing up for our core principles. At this point, no legislation has been introduced. However, we anticipating legislation to be introduced as early as next week. When the time is correct … Continued
This group went from the frying pan into the fire and becoming unionized couldn’t have happened quick enough for them.