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Michigan on the highway to steadily declining roads - and road funding

LANSING - With the state government's chronic lack of money and legislators' inability to pass a balanced budget, we shouldn't be surprised that Michigan's roads - and construction workers' employment opportunities - are going to suffer their share. ..

The problem with the NLRB: It's rolling over workers rights

By Mark Gruenberg
PAI Staff Writer

There's fabrication work in the pipeline at W. Soule

KALAMAZOO - Nationwide, there are 115 ethanol plants in operation, and another 80 are under construction. ..

Big House to get bigger, better

ANN ARBOR - With the University of Michigan having completed a disappointing 8-4 regular season on Nov. 17 with a loss on their home turf to Ohio State, attention now turns to Michigan Stadium itself, where a three-year, $226 million renovation project is coming off the sidelines. ..

OSHA finally orders employers: buy protective equipment for workers

WASHINGTON (PAI) - It took an AFL-CIO lawsuit, congressional intervention and an appellate court ruling, but the Bush government's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its final rule requiring employers to buy personal protective equipment - such as hard hats and protective garments - for workers, on Nov. 15. ..

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