There were 22 construction worker fatalities in Michigan in 2004 - two less than in 2003 but about average comparing year-by-year deaths over the last decade. ..
When it opens in early December, no doubt it will be fun to stay at the Y-M-C-A in downtown Detroit. ..
Editor's note: Here's another in series examining the challenges organized labor faces as it contemplates historic changes to reinvigorate itself. ..
Worker safety will be Job One as the building trades and general contractor Walbridge-Aldinger prepare to build the largest sinking caisson in the world. ..
Construction collective bargaining agreement increases in the U.S. in 2004 averaged 1.36 per hour, or 3.8 percent for the first year, according to the Construction Labor Research Council. ..
MUSKEGON - The shifting sands on the bottom of Lake Michigan moved aside long enough in September 2003 for Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Service Trades Local 174 member Doug Freye and his son Jonathon to make a once-in-a-lifetime discovery. ..
LANSING - The membership of Associated Underground Contractors - Michigan's Heavy Construction Association (AUC) and the Michigan Road Builders Association (MRBA) have approved a merger to form the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA). ..
- 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