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Labor asked to tip the scales for John Kerry

With perhaps the most important election for working families in a generation only a few months away the country is split almost evenly between Bush and Kerry supporters, much like the split in the 2000 election. ..

Time to register to vote

In the 2000 presidential election, voters from union households represented 26 percent of all U.S. voters. But in Michigan, which was a key political battleground state that year, 43 percent of all voters were members of union households, a percentage which led the nation. ..

Local 174's Bennett wants 'to do some good;' runs for state representative

MUSKEGON – “Republicans control both the state House and Senate and I know that unions and working people have been taking a beating. We need to be recognized and supported by the people who represent us.” ..

Operation nears completion on Beaumont's beautiful new addition

The next generation of hospital is nearing completion at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. ..

GOP measures threaten OSHA safety standards

WASHINGTON (PAI)- A package of four bills affecting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, pushed through the GOP-run House on virtual party-line votes last month, weakens the job safety agency, congressional Democrats say. ..

At Costco, good paying jobs are good business

We found it. ..

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