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