The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Michigan’s RTW law should lead to a ‘fundamental rethinking’ of the labor movement

By Rebecca Burns

Chrysler’s billion dollar stake in SHAP yields dividend for trades

STERLING HEIGHTS – SHAP is taking shape. ..

Local ban on required, paid sick leave for workers passes Senate

LANSING – “A solution in search of a problem,” was how State Sen. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) saw it. “Despicable” was the description given by state Sen. Coleman Young II (D-Detroit). ..

Will there ever be a good time to fund road repairs?

By Craig Thiel


It’s Schauer vs. Snyder for Michigan governor

Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer, 51, on May 28 announced that he would challenge incumbent Republican Rick Snyder for Michigan governor. Schauer’s entry marks the first – and perhaps only – major Democratic challenger into the race. ..

Training Center at SMW 80 opens doors to show its mettle