LANSING - A push to overturn Michigan's Prevailing Wage Act of 1965 died in 2016, when a petition drive's sponsors likely pulled a rug out from under the expensive drive in order to stop to the effort. The effort to repeal prevailing wage came to a more notorious end in 2015, when another petition drive abruptly halted when it was found to have hundreds of thousands of duplicate and otherwise invalid signatures. ..
LANSING - The Michigan Unemployment Agency has been finding fraudulent claims where there isn't any fraud. ..
U.S. construction contractors expect private and public sector demand to grow in all market segments in 2017, and 73 percent then plan to expand their payrolls. ..
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