DETROIT - Unions opposing the Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing of the City of Detroit on July 22 filed a brief in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan objecting to the city's motion seeking application of the automatic stay to prevent lawsuits against the city while its bankruptcy proceeds (In Re: City of Detroit, No. 13-53846, Chapter 9, E.D. Mich. Bkcy.).