Michigan Breaking News: Detroit Did not Bargain With All Unions

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The head of a Detroit labor union said that the city's state-appointed emergency manager did not negotiate with all of the 33 unions in a coalition representing most of the city's civilian workforce. The tug of war over whether Detroit legally could file for municipal bankruptcy continues this week, as the city seeks an initial hearing in U.S. federal court to put challenges to the filing in Michigan court on hold. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder reiterated on CBS' "Face the Nation" that a federal bailout was far from likely for Detroit. The remarks come after the city of Detroit, shouldered with more than $18 billion in debt, filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Snyder said he's not counting on help from the United States government, and he doesn't plan to provide financial assistance on the state level"It's not just about putting more money in ... it's about accountable government," he said.

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