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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2005 file photo, the Detroit skyline is shown along the Detroit River. Detroit has reached a tentative deal with unions that represent thousands of employees in the bankrupt city. Mediators announced Monday, April 28, 2014 that the city and the Coalition of Detroit Unions have agreed in principle on the “major aspects” of a five-year collective bargaining agreement.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

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In this Tuesday, April 22, 2014 photograph, employees look closely at a live video in the command center of the Camden County Metro police in Camden, N.J. The New Jersey city near Philadelphia officially disbanded its police department on May 1 and handed patrols over to the new Camden County-run department that promised more officers for the same cost, largely because it could shed provisions of a union contract that officials saw as onerous. The Camden County Metro police patrol only in Camden, not its suburbs. Clerical, analytical and crime-scene processing jobs once done by gun-carrying sworn officers were given to civilians, and most of the cops were put on beats on the street. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Mike Groleau, 39, cleans a table at the Dash Cafe inside the Scioto Downs Racino in Columbus, Ohio, on April 9, 2014. It is his first real community job outside of workshops for the developmentally disabled. Mike is one of nine developmentally disabled who have been recently hired at Scioto Downs as part of the state and Pickaway County's push to get workers out of sheltered workshops and into community jobs. (AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch,Eamon Queeney )

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Mike Groleau, 39, stocks soft drinks in the cooler at the Dash Cafe inside the Scioto Downs Racino in Columbus, Ohio, on April 9, 2014. Mike is one of nine developmentally disabled who have been recently hired at Scioto Downs as part of the state and Pickaway County's push to get workers out of sheltered workshops and into community jobs. (AP Photo / The Columbus Dispatch, Eamon Queeney)

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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, Timothy Russell, of Chicago, participates in a rally in support of raising the minimum wage in the rotunda of the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The proposal to boost the state's minimum wage to $10.65 is moving at a glacial pace through the statehouse in Springfield, and there are indications the state's ruling party may be short of the votes it needs to get the legislation passed, with leading lawmakers quietly exploring other options to keep the issue alive through November. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

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FILE - In this file photo, Illinois state Rep. Arthur Turner, D-Chicago, is seen in Chicago. Turner is the sponsor of the House minimum wage proposal which is moving at a glacial pace through the statehouse in Springfield. There are indications the state's ruling party may be short of the votes it needs to get the legislation passed, with leading lawmakers quietly exploring other options to keep the issue alive through November. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers during a pension hearing at the Capitol Springfield, Ill. Raising the state's minimum wage is seen as a core component of Gov. Pat Quinn and other Democrats' 2014 election strategy, as they seek to keep the Illinois governor’s mansion for another term and pick up congressional seats across the country. The minimum wage proposal short of votes in Illinois Legislature. Madigan says he is still actively working the roll call in the House, where 60 votes are needed to pass the bill before the May 31 adjournment deadline. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)