Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q20. Thinking ahead to the next 12 months, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will seek concessions—such as reduced pay or benefits, reduced staffing levels, or changes in work rules—from one or more of its employee unions? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking ahead to the next 12 months, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will seek concessions—such as reduced pay or benefits, reduced staffing levels, or changes in work rules—from one or more of its employee unions? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Very Likely 26% 18% 39% 22% 30%
Somewhat Likely 35% 16% 20% 28% 22%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 20% 24% 16% 20% 19%
Somewhat Unlikely 4% 9% 10% 10% 9%
Very Unlikely 13% 28% 13% 21% 18%
Don't Know 3% 5% 2% 0% 3%
*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 ahead to the next 12 months, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will seek concessions—such as reduced pay or benefits, reduced staffing levels, or changes in work rules—from one or more of its employee unions? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Very Likely 15% 32% 33% 24% 38% 30%
Somewhat Likely 31% 21% 17% 25% 21% 22%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 14% 15% 20% 24% 19% 19%
Somewhat Unlikely 14% 9% 7% 9% 7% 9%
Very Unlikely 22% 21% 19% 15% 13% 18%
Don't Know 4% 2% 4% 2% 3% 3%
*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 ahead to the next 12 months, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will seek concessions—such as reduced pay or benefits, reduced staffing levels, or changes in work rules—from one or more of its employee unions? (Among jurisdictions reporting having employees in public sector labor unions) Very Likely 32% 20% 26% 22% 32% 36% 30%
Somewhat Likely 28% 35% 21% 16% 27% 17% 22%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 11% 8% 23% 28% 14% 21% 19%
Somewhat Unlikely 6% 11% 6% 14% 8% 8% 9%
Very Unlikely 20% 24% 19% 17% 15% 15% 18%
Don't Know 2% 2% 6% 3% 4% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.