The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Right-to-work proposal the latest struggle in cycle of labor history

Old-timers swear that a lot of things were better when they were younger - and when it comes to unions and Labor Day celebrations, they may have a point. ..

Goodbye summer, hello Labor Day - Events slated in several communities

We don't know where the summer went, either - but as the end of August starts to loom, it's time to start thinking about Labor Day. ..

'Hire Michigan First:' Dems win first round in local hiring effort

LANSING - An effort to give preference to hiring Michigan workers on state taxpayer-funded projects moved quickly last week, and resulted in a victory for the home team. ..

Will we let YO-YOs decide our future?

By Jared Bernstein
Economic Policy Institute

On a roll, trades complete MSU dorm work

EAST LANSING - Just in time for the new fall semester, the building trades late last month were wrapping up the renovation of the Snyder/Phillips residence halls. ..

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