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News Briefs

Date Posted: November 2 2018

Workers comp cuts injuring workers Reductions in workers compensation benefits imposed by Republican state legislators and Gov. Rick Snyder in 2011 are working exactly as they intended. For the eighth...

Now the Hudson's Hole, but a tall order awaits for the trades

Date Posted: November 2 2018

DETROIT - Meet the site of the former home of the state's largest department store. And meet the new, future home of the state's tallest building. Admittedly, it's not much...

Want prevailing wage back? The process starts with the Nov. 6 ballot

Date Posted: November 2 2018

This year's raucous argument before the state Legislature over the question of whether to repeal the Michigan Prevailing Wage Act essentially came down to partisan politics.  The petition initiative sponsored...

Union election endorsements seek to bolster helpful candidates

Date Posted: October 19 2018

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Many in GOP want to 'make unions go away?' It's hard to argue with the evidence...

Date Posted: October 19 2018

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Big, new particleboard plant nears completion in Grayling

Date Posted: October 19 2018

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U.S. construction still has vigor

Date Posted: October 19 2018

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‘New NAFTA’ draws skepticism, questions from union leaders, allies

Date Posted: October 19 2018

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News Briefs

Date Posted: October 19 2018

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Advocates urge expansion of OT pay rule

Date Posted: October 19 2018

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer WASHINGTON (PAI)—Millions of workers, most of them working women, would benefit if the Trump Labor Department reversed course and restores the larger and more...

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