Detroit Workers Demand Orr Testifies On Talks With Gov.

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 7:38 PM EDT) -- Public sector retirees and city workers pressed a Michigan bankruptcy court Wednesday to compel Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to answer questions regarding his communications with the Michigan governor’s office in the run-up to the July Chapter 9 filing, arguing the common interest privilege doesn't apply.

The Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; AFL-CIO; and AFSCME's retiree chapter Sub-Chapter 98, City of Detroit Retirees claim that Orr’s dodging of questions in a deposition regarding his prefiling talks with Michigan...
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