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Labor hails new NLRB union election rule, which sets off partisan uproar

(By mark Gruenberg, PAI Staff Writer) ..

Road repair package goes to the voters

LANSING – Michigan’s legislature punted on its final opportunity in 2014 to raise money to repair our state’s crumbling roads, opting to let voters decide in a May special election if they will hike their own taxes to raise $1.3 billion a year for smoother commutes. ..

Electricians power Quicken's new technology center

Congress gives pension plans new survival skills

(By Benjamin A. Schepis, Esq. Novara Tesija, P.L.L.C.) ..

McDonald's workers get happy meal from NLRB

WASHINGTON – A complaint filed on Dec. 19 by the National Labor Relations Board against McDonald’s Corp. and some of its franchisees sent the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Right-to-Work Foundation into a conniption. That could only mean it was good news for workers – and indeed, this and other recent rulings by President Obama’s handpicked NLRB majority are finally bearing fruit for organized labor. ..

MDOT pleased with smooth bridge slide over I-96

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2014 construction rises 7 percent ..

Road repair package goes to the voters

LANSING – Michigan’s legislature punted on its final opportunity in 2014 to raise money to repair our state’s crumbling roads, opting to let voters decide in a May special election if they will hike their own taxes to raise $1.3 billion a year for smoother commutes. ..

Electricians power Quicken's new technology center

DETROIT – Data is so important in corporate America that it’s now getting its own building. ..

Congress gives pension plans new survival skills

By Benjamin A. Schepis, Esq.
Novara Tesija, P.L.L.C.
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