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Metro Hospital gets fresh start with advanced design, new location

Date Posted: June 9 2006

WYOMING - It is rare these days for a health care organization to be able to start with a clean slate, and have the opportunity to get exactly what it...

'More supervisors!' expected to be NLRB anti-union battle cry

Date Posted: June 9 2006

There hasn't been much news over the last two years concerning some critical labor law cases before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that could "deal a major setback to...

News Briefs

Date Posted: June 9 2006

ENR ranks nation's top contractors The largest Michigan-based construction contractors generally held their position, or slipped somewhat, in an annual ranking of the nation's contractors based on year-to-year revenues. The...

Republicans kill pro-worker amendment to immigration bill

Date Posted: June 9 2006

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer WASHINGTON (PAI) - There are now two separate bills that have been adopted in the House and Snate that offer widely differing paths to...

State Republicans, Supreme Court push for limits on asbestos victims' legal rights

Date Posted: June 9 2006

Federal lawmakers failed earlier this year - once again - in a years-long compromise effort to establish a trust fund to help victims of asbestos-related diseases. The trust fund money...

Who supports labor? Here's the perfect test…

Date Posted: June 9 2006

A point of view by Press Associates If the Radical Right can have its "litmus test" for judicial nominees, why can't we have one for congressional candidates? In that spirit,...

'Buy American' campaign revs up to tout domestic automakers' impact

Date Posted: May 26 2006

U.S. automakers have a new "lobbying" group that began an ad campaign this month, explaining why buying American-made vehicles helps America. The "Level Field Institute" was founded by retirees of...

News Briefs

Date Posted: May 26 2006

Granholm's Jobs Today OK'd LANSING - The Michigan House and Senate overwhelmingly approved Gov. Jennifer Granholm's "Local Jobs Today" plan on May 10. It's a three-bill package that will pave...

Reuniting doesn't feel so good, as Change-to-Win's attempt to link with AFL-CIO fails

Date Posted: May 26 2006

The nation's old and new labor federations aren't playing nice. The fledgling Change-to-Win (CTW) Federation proposed a plan last month to develop a link with the 51-year-old AFL-CIO, in an...

Reviled man's fountain restored to original glory

Date Posted: May 26 2006

Upon his death in 1910, Detroiter James Scott bequeathed $500,000 to his hometown for the construction of a fountain in his honor on Belle Isle, a city-owned park in the...

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