News item: In October, Wal-Mart, the largest employer in the U.S. with revenues of $310 billion a year, announced it was going to double the number of its workers employed part-time - from 20 percent to 40 percent of its total work force - while reducing full-time jobs by yet unknown thousands at the company. ..
ROMULUS - Across from the gleaming five-year-old McNamara Terminal, and astride an active taxiway and runway, rises the new North Terminal Redevelopment Project at Metro Airport. ..
A former Georgia police officer has been named the 2006 "Apprentice of the Year" by the Michigan Apprenticeship Steering Committee Inc. (MASCI). Kerry Gedge of Alanson, an Operating Engineer apprentice, was selected for her "integrity, work ethic, and commitment," according to Barbara S. Strachan, a spokeswoman for the committee. ..
The issue of how to enhance efforts to enforce worksite safety standards was taken up in two venues last month - in the U.S. Senate and in the Michigan Court of Appeals. ..
Safety training is being expanded once again to serve even more of the employees and contractors throughout Michigan. New in 2007, Michigan Construction Safety Day will be presented not only in East Lansing but also in Livonia and Marquette. ..
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