Christmas for the nation's pension plans came a little early last year, as President Bush on Dec. 23 signed legislation that is expected to provide some relief for single- and multi-employer retirement plans. ..
A survey released in December on the financial status of multi-employer pension plans - such as those that cover building trades unions - finds an increasing number of patients on the sick list, but an overall healthy population. ..
ANN ARBOR - The structural steel's up at the massive C.S. Mott Children's and Women's Hospital Replacement Project, but it's only the first major milestone that can be marked as "finished" in the process of completing one of the largest construction projects in Michigan. ..
If the current dismal work prospects in the U.S. come to fruition, it would be "simply devastating" to the U.S. construction industry, with job layoffs amounting to nearly one-third of U.S. building trades workers. ..
Employment in the U.S. construction industry is hurting, but Hardhats have plenty of company. ..
- 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