Category: Michigan Chronicle

Posted on: August 8, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Fifth Third Bancorp to Raise Minimum Hourly Wage to $18

Fifth Third Bancorp announced it will raise its minimum wage to $18 per hour for approximately 4,900 employees beginning Oct. 28. “Our employees continue to be our greatest asset,” said David Girodat, Regional President of Fifth Third Bank in Eastern Michigan. “I’m extremely proud to be the first regional bank …

Posted on: August 7, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Toni Morrison, Literary Giant and Nobel Laureate, Has Died

A giant of the literary world Toni Morrison has died. The 88-year-old novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and professor emeritus at Princeton University was the author of 11 novels from “The Bluest Eye” in 1970 to “God Help the Child” in 2015. Morrison received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the …

Posted on: August 6, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/DETROIT OUTREACH

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/DETROIT OUTREACH This position serves as the manager of the facility, coordinates events and activities within the office, serves as CMU’s primary connection to Metro Detroit for community events and activities, and oversees and directs the work of the office receptionist. Building and nurturing relationships with the Detroit business …

Posted on: August 5, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Longtime Oakland County chief L. Brooks Patterson dies at 80

L. Brooks Patterson, a Republican who seemed to revel in confrontation during his decades of leading wealthy Oakland County north of Detroit, died Saturday. He was 80. Patterson died at his Independence Township home, months after announcing he had late-stage pancreatic cancer, spokesman Bill Mullan said. He was halfway through …

Posted on: August 1, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Democratic Debates Night 2: Healthcare, Race and Immigration

It’s no small thing that the second round of Democratic presidential debates took place in Detroit. Michigan, after all, is a must win state and the most likely pathway to victory here runs through the Motor City. The pressure for Democrats to fire the imaginations of Motown voters and stir …