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Detroit Retirees Say They Will Make Last Stand Against Bankruptcy Plan

August 14, 2014



A group of Detroit workers and pensioners are calling on federal Judge Steven Rhodes to deny the city’s plan to exit bankruptcy.

The Detroit Active and Retired Employees Association is arguing against creditors who say pensioners are unfairly favored in the city’s bankruptcy exit strategy.

The group charges that pensioners are having so much taken from them that the bankruptcy judge should deny Detroit’s plan of adjustment.

WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked with members of the Association and tells WDET’s Jerome Vaughn the group has a number of concerns…