There were 24 construction worker fatalities in Michigan in 2003 – the same number as in 2002. ..
The U.S. Senate caved in to pressure from President George W. Bush and approved his plan to cut U.S. workers’ overtime pay on Jan. 22. ..
If you think it’s bad enough that President Bush has put the screws to American workers by ramming through a plan that substitutes comp time for overtime… whoops, he did it again. ..
ESSEXVILLE – The building trades have once again returned in droves to the Consumers Energy’s Karn-Weadock Generating Complex, this time taking part in an 86-day facility shutdown that will encompass the most extensive renovation project in the plant’s history. ..
LANSING – One of the most potentially lucrative building markets in Michigan – new school construction and renovation – is getting wider attention from building trades unions and their contractors. ..
LANSING -Michigan is in the unenviable position of being a “donor” state when it comes to funding for federal transportation spending on our state’s highways. That means we send more than we receive in tax dollars to lawmakers Washington, D.C. for funding road repairs. ..
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