"We have survived wars. We have survived recessions. But can we survive four more years of this?" - meaning another term for President Bush - asked AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson in late 2003. ..
EAST LANSING - What may have been the first Michigan Construction Industry Labor-Management Economic Summit was held Nov. 8 at Michigan State University's Wharton Center. ..
MARQUETTE - As of mid-November, there was no snow on the ground here and temperatures were in the mid-40s. It has been very good weather for building one of the U.P.'s largest ongoing projects, a new emergency department and trauma center at Marquette General Hospital. ..
Employers are now suing individual union retirees in an effort to lower their company's health care liability. ..
ANN ARBOR - In 1872, seven years after the Civil War ended and the year in which Ulysses S. Grant was re-elected president, roofers put a slate roof on the city's First Congregational Church. ..
If you weren't a little alarmed about our front-page report regarding employers suing innocent retirees in an effort to convince a judge to cancel the retirees' health benefits, you should be. ..
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