By the Numbers: Detroit Pensioners [INFOGRAPHIC]

By the Numbers: Detroit Pensioners [INFOGRAPHIC]

In the infographic below, we break down the 32,000 Detroit pensioner who are voting on Detroit’s plan to exit bankruptcy. This vote is expected to come out on Monday.

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Read more of The Detroit Journalism Cooperative’s coverage on bankruptcy and its effects on pensioners.


A Detroit pensioner describes life in the bankruptcy case

Steve Wojtowicz worked for the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department for 31 years. It was his first job out of high school. He filed an objection to the city’s Plan of Adjustment, and Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes selected him to testify today. Read More …

Bankruptcy Judge hears from pensioners, employees

It’s a day of anger, emotion and personal stories in bankruptcy court. Judge Steven Rhodes invited 80 people to testify from among the roughly 600 objections, saying they represented a cross sample of the complaints. Read More …