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. ..
- State AFL-CIO gives nod to to Whitmer for governor
- Falsely accused jobless claimants to get another day in court
- NMU invites students for a stay in The Woods
- Congress gets to work on multi-employer pension reform plan
- Senate party-line vote gives GOP majority on labor board
- Insulators urge: 'Unite for a Cure' for mesothelioma
- State review continues of petitions aimed at repealing prevailing wage
- Cadillac Tax delayed again; should be shelved permanently
- BWL spreading lots of capital for construction in our capital city
- Construction employment hums along in Michigan