Slump Spreads to Health Care as Michigan Loses Auto Jobs

July 13, 2009 | Wall Street Journal

CHRT director Marianne Udow-Phillips was interviewed extensively and the CHRT staff provided data (principally from Cover Michigan) for a comprehensive Wall Street Journal report on the challenges facing Michigan workers and retirees as the auto industry rapidly downsizes. State finances, losses and layoffs at health care providers and the prospects for basing economic recovery hopes on health care growth are among the effects considered.