In a win for the nation's workers, the U.S. House on Oct. 2 defeated President Bush's efforts to make changes to federal labor law that would have made up to eight million workers ineligible for overtime pay. ..
WASHINGTON - President Bush sent another signal of his open disdain for the nation's workers and organized labor on Oct. 3, by imposing new onerous and costly bookkeeping rules on labor unions. ..
DELTA TWP. - Building trades union members are erecting the Michigan Technical Education Center/Technical Training Center. And when the project is complete in November 2004, they'll be picking up part of the tab for disadvantaged students who want to learn there. ..
LANSING - During the past six years, Michigan has averaged an 88 percent return on highway funding it sends to the federal government, giving it the dubious distinction of being a "donor state." ..
An underground spring meanders beneath Patton Park in Southwest Detroit, making the soggy soil an undesirable site for the extensive sewer line work that's currently taking place. ..
- 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