LANSING – An analysis of the Protect Our Jobs proposal by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has concluded that the labor-backed ballot initiative contains so many “Trojan horse-style” repeals and revisions of the state Constitution that it should be rejected. ..
The U.S. Labor Department reported on Aug. 3 that the nation gained 163,000 jobs in July, but it was not enough to lower the national unemployment rate, which rose a fraction from 8.2 percent to 8.3 percent. ..
LUDINGTON – By the end of the year, White Construction, its subcontractors and the building trades will have placed up to 100 megawatts of new clean, renewable energy on the state’s power grid. ..
The U.S. unemployment rate is relatively high, but it’s not high enough for continuing extended federal jobless benefits. ..
In California, considered the bluest of the blue states, polls indicated that over 40 percent of people favored restricting or eliminating collective bargaining for public sector employees. ..
Labor Day events are scheduled around Michigan on Monday, Sept. 3. Make plans to celebrate Labor’s Day in your area. ..
- 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