Displaying items tagged: organized labor

Friday, 24 March 2023 15:14

Whitmer signs repeal of right-to-work law, reinstatement of prevailing wage

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed into law bills repealing the state’s “right-to-work” law and reinstating a law that requires higher wages and benefits to be paid on state-financed construction projects.

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 14 March 2023 20:34

Michigan Senate votes to repeal ‘right-to-work,’ restore prevailing wage

LANSING — Democrats on Tuesday approved bills to rescind Michigan’s 2012 “right-to-work” law, voting to again allow labor contracts that require workers to pay union fees as a condition of employment.

Published in Talent
Wednesday, 08 March 2023 22:16

Democrats pass ‘right-to-work’ repeal and prevailing-wage mandate

LANSING — Michigan’s decade-old “right-to-work” laws are in peril now that Democratic legislators are acting to rescind them — as promised — two months after taking power in Lansing.

Published in Economic Development

Thursday, 23 February 2023 14:09

LMCU unionization effort spreads to Florida branch

The union that successfully organized staff at a Lake Michigan Credit Union branch near Grand Rapids has filed for another election to represent staff at an office in Florida.

Published in Finance
Friday, 06 January 2023 13:45

LMCU branch workers near Grand Rapids vote to unionize

WYOMING — Workers at Lake Michigan Credit Union’s South Division Avenue branch near Grand Rapids have voted to unionize.

Published in Finance