The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Road deal fails, but is prevailing wage save in the mix?

LANSING - A deal to pass a long-awaited road funding bill failed, again, in the state Legislature, as lawmakers wrapped up a short summertime session on Aug. 20 without agreeing on any funding mechanism. ..

Anti-prevailing wage petitioners 'beating the time frame,' ABC says

LANSING - A spokesman for the group behind the effort to collect at least 252,523 petition signatures which could lead to the repeal of the Michigan Prevailing Wage Act said "we are beating the time frame" to collect the names within a 180-day time frame. ..

Trades help integrate Munson cancer treatment under one roof

Safety is Job 1 at Holland Energy Park

'Uneven growth' a drag on construction momentum

Michigan's construction employment momentum took a breather in July, but the long-term job numbers continue to be strong compared to other states. ..

On deck: Labor Day events and activities

With summer still here but the end in sight, celebrating Labor Day becomes the next major date on the calendar. More than a barbecue or a final trip to the cottage, Labor Day is also a unique celebration of the contributions of working men and women - and localities around Michigan offer numerous events to express your support. Here is some of what's going on: ..

News Briefs

Mixed results for poll on union views ..