BALTIMORE (PAI) - Democrats, especially congressional Democrats, need a coherent and down-to-earth economic message, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says. ..
Construction spending inched up in December from a month earlier and increased solidly over 2015, but the major components showed divergent trends, according to an analysis released Feb. 1 by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that slowdown in spending in a number of key, private nonresidential categories could reflect broader financial uncertainty and undermine the sector's recovery. ..
LANSING – Despite a three-year-old right-to-work law and a right-wing Legislature that has seemingly made every effort to eradicate union vitality, labor union membership went up in Michigan in 2015. ..
- Michigan's prevailing wage law is repealed
- Study can't find benefits after repeal of prevailing wage law in Indiana
- Ford brings new vitality to old hotel - and West Dearborn, too
- Employment rate is great; but wages could use some juice
- Cut Social Security benefits? Nah, let's expand them
- Trades power Women's Empowerment Center
- Under review: Supreme Court looks at petition circulators in prevailing wage repeal process
- U.S. Supreme Court sides with employers workplace arbitration case
- Fisher Building gets renewed attention, inside and out
- Construction contractors are fat and happy, ENR says