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Bush's NLRB may set another hurdle for union organizing

In what could foreshadow a radical change in federal labor law, the National Labor
Relations Board announced June 7 it will review the legality of “card-check” rules that are used in union organizing drives. ..

Trade unions open a can of tax worms for ABC

Building trades unions are trying new tactics to fight back at the anti-union Associated Builders and Contractors. ..

Spartan fans can go up another level

EAST LANSING – The building trades are erecting an entirely new area to watch Michigan State football above the west bleachers of Spartan Stadium – but they won’t be the cheap seats. ..

Coming clean on hand sanitizers: They're good, but soap and water are better

With many construction workers unable to use soap and running water during their entire workday, how effective are alcohol-based hand sanitizers as a substitute? ..

Trades' talents on display during DIA renovation

The Detroit Institute of Arts wants guests like Whistler’s Mother and permanent residents created by Rembrandt, Van Gogh and other artists to have as comfortable a home as possible. ..

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