The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Prevailing wage repeal signatures under state scrutiny

LANSING - There is no exact timeline for the Michigan Bureau of Elections to complete its review of 4,443 signature samples on a petition intended to repeal the state's Prevailing Wage Act. But it's likely that it will take a week or two more, with the review process having started Feb. 14. ..

Question of right-to-work for all public employees lands in Supreme Court


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Bridge work comes in all shapes and sizes for MDOT


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'Composite' pension option in the works in Congress


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Union leaders to trump: ‘new NAFTA’ must boost workers’ rights, wages


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AFL-CIO says rule would slide $5.8 billion in tips over to employers

The AFL-CIO is opposed, "in the strongest possible terms," to a new proposed Department of Labor regulation that would allow restaurant owners to pocket the tips of millions of tipped workers. It would result in an estimated loss every year of $5.8 billion in transferred wages.

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News Briefs

Bowling benefit for U-M cancer center 

CHELSEA  – The Ann Arbor Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Center’s Union 4 Life breast cancer charity will host its annual Charity Bowling Night on Saturday, April 14 at the Airport Lanes Bowling Complex in Jackson.

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