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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

Much, much better working space set for the A2 Municipal Center

Date Posted: August 3 2009

ANN ARBOR - A few things have changed in the law enforcement and justice system since the building now housing the city's police and courts was built in 1963. Well,...

Obama supporting, not yet pushing, Employee Free Choice Act

Date Posted: August 3 2009

(PAI) – Top union leaders, headed by AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney and Change To Win Chair Anna Burger, discussed health care and the Employee Free Choice Act in a...

Scrubbers, SCRs will further clean the air at Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant

Date Posted: August 3 2009

MONROE – Detroit Edison has reached a milestone in a decade-long project to install state-of-the-art emissions control equipment at its Monroe Power Plant. The first of two flue-gas desulfurization systems...

Solis to unionists: go out to push for Employee Free Choice Act

Date Posted: August 3 2009

WASHINGTON (PAI) – Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is telling unionists they will have to go out and push for the Employee Free Choice Act, but with a promise of verbal...

‘A ton of pain in the pipeline’

Date Posted: July 17 2009

Throughout this decade, Michigan has had the dubious distinction of being well ahead of the economic curve: our march toward economic calamity has been years ahead of other states –...

Franken signs on to first bill: Employee Free Choice Act

Date Posted: July 17 2009

WASHINGTON (PAI) – Minnesota’s new Democratic U.S. Senator, Al Franken, marked his first day in office on July 7 by signing on as a co-sponsor to a bill for the...

Jobs ‘fell off a cliff’ – Report says slump is the worst in 80 years

Date Posted: July 17 2009

WASHINGTON (PAI) – Now it’s official, as far as the labor-backed Economic Policy Institute is concerned: The current U.S. economic slump “has become the longest and deepest economic downturn since...

News Briefs

Date Posted: July 17 2009

Pope Benedict is a union man Pope Benedict XVI, in a new encyclical released July 7, says the support of unions that can defend workers' rights must be "honored today...

New U-M data center is all about redundancy

Date Posted: July 17 2009

ANN ARBOR – Taking care of sick people is the job of medical staff at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. Taking care of medical information related to...

OSHA to clear the air on silica rule?

Date Posted: July 17 2009

Action last month by OSHA indicates that silica has moved high on the agency’s regulatory agenda. OSHA requested a “quick turn-around” of the peer review of the draft silica standard’s...

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