Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q23. Thinking about the last 12 months, how would you describe, overall, the relationship between your jurisdiction's employee union(s) and your jurisdiction's administration? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the last 12 months, how would you describe, overall, the relationship between your jurisdiction's employee union(s) and your jurisdiction's administration? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Excellent 18% 27% 19% 28% 22%
Good 60% 49% 56% 49% 54%
Fair 19% 19% 19% 23% 19%
Poor 4% 2% 6% 0% 4%
Don't Know 0% 3% 0% 0% 1%
*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
Thinking about the last 12 months, how would you describe, overall, the relationship between your jurisdiction's employee union(s) and your jurisdiction's administration? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Excellent 20% 29% 22% 20% 15% 22%
Good 58% 49% 52% 58% 57% 54%
Fair 9% 20% 19% 17% 25% 19%
Poor 6% 2% 6% 5% 3% 4%
Don't Know 8% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
*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
Thinking about the last 12 months, how would you describe, overall, the relationship between your jurisdiction's employee union(s) and your jurisdiction's administration? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Excellent 22% 19% 11% 41% 18% 21% 22%
Good 60% 56% 66% 30% 62% 53% 54%
Fair 18% 14% 18% 24% 21% 20% 19%
Poor 0% 8% 4% 5% 0% 5% 4%
Don't Know 0% 3% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.