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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

U-M envisions growth for expanded eye center

Date Posted: May 16 2008

ANN ARBOR - When the $121 million expansion of the Kellogg Eye Center is complete, it will be "the largest and most comprehensive eye center in the Midwest," according to...

Union apprentices are an investment worth protecting

Date Posted: May 16 2008

By Mark Breslin (Eleventh in a series) What would you do if you watched someone kick a big dent in the door of your new F-150? Or someone spit on...

Bringing foremen to the forefront is path to higher union share

Date Posted: May 2 2008

By Mark Breslin (Tenth in a series) Our industry can double both market share and union membership in ten years. I firmly believe this and also have a strategy for...

Clinton, Obama build their case before building trades delegates

Date Posted: May 2 2008

Clinton: 'We will give you the tools to enforce Davis-Bacon' Obama: "It's time we had a president who didn't choke on saying the word 'union' " By Mark Gruenberg PAI...

MI Supreme Court maintains legal path for injured workers

Date Posted: May 2 2008

LANSING - A recently settled personal injury case for an injured electrician showed, if nothing else, that the Michigan Supreme Court moves in mysterious ways. The majority of justices on...

News Briefs

Date Posted: May 2 2008

Ypsilanti highlights school elections Local boards of education preside over the spending of billions in construction every year in Michigan. Some of it goes union, much of it doesn't -...

Trades creating a bigger Big House

Date Posted: May 2 2008

By Mark Breslin ANN ARBOR - It's first and ten for the expansion of Michigan Stadium, a project which will extend over three years and result in dramatic changes in...

Unions show off May 16-18 in Detroit

Date Posted: May 2 2008

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer Union members, their families and the general public are invited to attend what may be the final America-at-Work Union Industries Show, slated for the...

Anti-union bias in U.S. isn't the norm worldwide

Date Posted: April 18 2008

By Mark Breslin "In no other developed country do employers routinely fight to the death efforts by their employees to form a union." That's the finding of Dr. John Logan,...

Brits see U.S. anti-unionism 'in a different league'

Date Posted: April 18 2008

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer When European labor experts look at the state of union organizing and collective bargaining in the United States, they often are appalled. "You may...

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