The Building Tradesman Newspaper

New Saginaw jail will improve everything for staff


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Unions, Dems, industry await DOL decision on future of apprenticeship programs


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Enthusiasm for unions is solid, but attacks have hit pay levels, organizing

By Heidi Shierholz
Economic Policy Institute ..

A few blemishes mar good U.S. employment picture


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News Briefs

State budget, road talks crash
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Trades respond, fume, as public comment period ends for IRAPs


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NLRB seals the deal: Employers can fire workers who don't agree to arbitration


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Decision on overtime pay reduction about to hit workers

Editor's note: Under current federal law, a non-supervisory worker not covered by a collective bargaining agreement who toils more than 40 hours a week is required to be paid overtime if that worker earns less than $23,600 per year. In 2016, President Obama directed the Labor Department to broaden OT eligibility to those who earn up to $47,476 per year - with automatic inflation adjustments upward. 
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Construction activity: 'No sign of letting up'


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Bills aim to reduce fraud vs. workers


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