The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Appeals court strikes down Michigan PLA law

CINCINNATI – A U.S. Court of Appeals panel overturned a lower court’s ruling on Sept. 6, and reinstated a Michigan law that bans state and local governments from entering into project labor agreements. ..

Weakened labor movement opens AFL-CIO to nonunion workers, groups, coalitions

By Mark Gruenberg
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Trumka strongly defends including outside groups into labor movement

By Mark Gruenberg
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Modern, efficient Jamrich Hall going up on NMU’s campus

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University is highly confident that its new Jamrich Hall is going provide space that’s much more inviting and efficient than the Jamrich Hall that it will be replacing. ..

Supreme Court next stop for public unions in RTW case

LANSING – Unions representing more than 30,000 state workers continue to maintain that they are exempt from the state’s right-to-work law, and are appealing an Aug. 15 state Appeals Court decision that says otherwise.  ..

Indiana circuit judge tosses state right-to-work laws

By Mark Gruenberg
PAI Staff Writer

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