The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Major setback for Employee Free Choice Act

WASHINGTON – Organized labor has pushed long and hard to get a worker-friendly Congress and president in office, in order to assure passage of its No. 1 legislative priority, the Employee Free Choice Act. ..

Smooth road for Gateway project

Rounding the bend and heading home, the single largest construction contract in the history of the Michigan Department of Transportation is proceeding nicely, thank you. ..

Granholm relaxes stance on power plant permits

LANSING - It seems the looming 50th Legislative Conference of the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council - and the arrival into town of a number of angry union delegates - prompted a change of heart by Gov. Jennifer Granholm. ..

Road work the first sector to get stimulus money; others in line

LANSING – The state is starting to spend the stimulus. ..

Hire Michigan 1st stalls in state Senate

LANSING – The Hire Michigan First bill sailed through the Democratic majority in the state House, but was brought to a screeching halt on April 1 by the majority of Republicans in the state Senate. ..

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