Editor's note: In our last edition, we published the first in a series of three articles devoted to exposing the membership makeup of the rabidly anti-union Associated Builders and Contractors. ..
LANSING - Several thousand union members marched to the steps of the State Capitol Sept. 19, getting the attention of lawmakers with union banners, shirts, flags, placards - and a microphone. ..
An election as important as the one that will take place in Michigan on Tuesday, Nov. 5 deserves all the participation that can be mustered. ..
In the days and weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, employees, workers and employers of the Michigan building trades and construction industry made numerous contributions of time, talents and resources to assist those affected by the tragic events of that day. ..
FRANKFORT - Steam power is alive and (sort of) well on the Great Lakes. ..
Earning a first aid card through the Michigan Construction Trades Safety Institute's Save-A-Life program brings obvious benefits to your job in the skilled trades. Yet medical emergencies can arise anywhere, striking anyone. It especially hits home when the life of a family member is endangered. ..
Get ready for a bigger chunk of your pay raises to be allocated to health care costs. ..
- State AFL-CIO gives nod to to Whitmer for governor
- Falsely accused jobless claimants to get another day in court
- NMU invites students for a stay in The Woods
- Congress gets to work on multi-employer pension reform plan
- Senate party-line vote gives GOP majority on labor board
- Insulators urge: 'Unite for a Cure' for mesothelioma
- State review continues of petitions aimed at repealing prevailing wage
- Cadillac Tax delayed again; should be shelved permanently
- BWL spreading lots of capital for construction in our capital city
- Construction employment hums along in Michigan