Posts Tagged ‘Michigan PLA ban’

Mar
2012
9

MI Workers Collect Signatures to Protect Collective Bargaining, GOPers Taking PLA Ban to Court, Gary Peters Gathers Union Endorsements for his House Campaign

MI Workers Collect Signatures to Protect Collective Bargaining, GOPers Taking PLA Ban to Court, Gary Peters Gathers Union Endorsements for his House Campaign
Michigan is still clawing its way back from the depravity of the end of the last decade. The state’s major cities are a shell of their former selves and although one of their major industries is experiencing a resurgence, others are still treading water. The uncertainty that becomes commonplace in downtrodden communities allows for...
Mar
2012
2

MASSIVE! Federal Judge Rules Michigan’s Ban of Project Labor Agreements is Unconstitutional

MASSIVE! Federal Judge Rules Michigan’s Ban of Project Labor Agreements is Unconstitutional
In a decision that will have massively positive implications for the state, its workers and construction owners alike, a Federal judge has ruled that Michigan’s recent ban of Project Labor Agreements is unconstitutional: U.S. District Judge Victoria A. Roberts of the Eastern District of Michigan ruled in favor of the Michigan Building and...
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Nov
2011
14

In Lansing, Candidates Bucked the Chamber of Commerce in Support of Labor-Backed Positions

In Lansing, Candidates Bucked the Chamber of Commerce in Support of Labor-Backed Positions
Election night came and went this year with many triumphs for progressives, not the least of which was a resounding, working class defeat of Ohio’s anti-collective bargaining bill, SB5. North of Ohio, in similarly contentious Michigan, there was no recall of the Governor’s first extremist stroke of the pen, the Emergency Financial...