Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q17. In the last 12 months, has your jurisdiction negotiated with any of its labor unions on issues such as pay, benefits, staffing levels, or changes in work rules? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In the last 12 months, has your jurisdiction negotiated with any of its labor unions on issues such as pay, benefits, staffing levels, or changes in work rules? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Yes 85% 63% 76% 61% 73%
No 15% 35% 24% 39% 27%
Don't Know 0% 2% 0% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In the last 12 months, has your jurisdiction negotiated with any of its labor unions on issues such as pay, benefits, staffing levels, or changes in work rules? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Yes 60% 63% 74% 70% 90% 73%
No 40% 36% 26% 29% 10% 27%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In the last 12 months, has your jurisdiction negotiated with any of its labor unions on issues such as pay, benefits, staffing levels, or changes in work rules? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Yes 66% 74% 65% 70% 78% 77% 73%
No 34% 26% 35% 30% 21% 22% 27%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.