LANSING - Michigan's construction industry claimed the lives of 23 workers in 2000. ..
Even though the economy is strong and employers have the resources to make their workplaces safer, more Michigan workers are dying on the job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of workers killed in Michigan rose to 182 in 1999. ..
Earlier this month, President-Elect George W. Bush dropped a bomb on organized labor in the form of Linda Chavez, his candidate for Labor Department secretary, who regulates how the nation's government interacts with the nation's workers. ..
LANSING - The fortunes of the Lansing Board of Water and Light's Ottawa Street Station have turned from hot to cold. And that's a good thing for the preservation of a handsome, landmark building. ..
It wasn't long ago when a construction worker in a licensed trade considered "a buck and a truck" a pretty good pay raise for services rendered. ..
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