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President Bush: Hardly a bystander in war on workers

For America’s working families, the stakes in this fall’s presidential elections are the greatest of a lifetime, and the outcome of the election may well determine the shape of basic economic and social protections and benefits for decades. ..

Labor walks, talks in Michigan on Sept. 2

The importance of Michigan’s union members as a voting bloc cannot be underestimated. ..

New expansion at Metro Airport as Northwest capitalizes B and C terminals

More than two years after opening the $1.2 billion McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metro Airport, Northwest Airlines is expanding its capacity for handling passengers and smaller, regional jets. ..

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Approval nears for Gun Lake Tribe casino; you can help

Organized labor is all aboard the planned development of a $225 million casino entertainment project in Wayland Township, south of Grand Rapids. ..

Silicosis dust risk nothing to sneeze at

Death and injury to road workers in construction zones is a familiar and sad story. Usually we think of these tragedies in terms of highway traffic. ..

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