WASHINGTON, D.C. - A rather gloomy report issued last month by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation said substantial premium increases are going to be necessary to help keep the PBGC's multiemployer program afloat, as one way to keep it from running out of funds by 2025. ..
(This is reprinted with permission from the IBEW Media Center in a report titled, Does Trump Build Union? An IBEW investigation). ..
WAYLAND - More room for gaming, eating and entertainment is on the way to the Gun Lake Casino. ..
WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court slammed the door shut this year on the possibility of it overturning one of its most significant pro-union legal decisions in decades. ..
EPI: High CEO pay saps U.S. elsewhere
Don’t worry about America’s CEOs. They’re doing fine. ..
By Mark Gruenberg ..
LANSING – Michigan's unions have won a preliminary injunction blocking the state from enforcing a new payroll deduction law that deals with political fundraising. The federal judge's July 1 ruling halts the enforcement of the state's Public Act 269, adopted late last year, which she said was a form of "viewpoint discrimination."
By Mark Gruenberg ..
U.S. construction spending dipped in May but posted strong, broad-based gains for the first five months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to an analysis released July 1 by the Associated General Contractors of America. ..
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