Labor

Feds again order back pay for Beaumont workers

The U.S. Department of Labor has determined that a metro Detroit health care provider must pay about $400,000 in back pay to almost 500...

Castro, Booker only candidates to bring up Michigan at 3rd Dem...

Michigan was a big topic at the last round of Democratic debates in July — just as you'd expect for events held in Detroit. During...

Ex-NYT labor reporter: Trump has ‘not made America great again’ for...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has “not made America great again for American workers,” a former longtime New York Times labor reporter told an...

Why Is Gogebic County an island of blue in a sea...

Gogebic County is a small, rural county of 15,342 people located in the southwestern corner of the Upper Peninsula.  Among the things you’ll find there...

Brian Elder: On Labor Day, here’s why Michigan needs a working-class...

Organized labor didn’t just give rise to the auto industry; it gave birth to the American middle class.   These jobs set the standard around the...

Column: Worker-protection laws aren’t ready for an automated future

Science fiction has long imagined a future in which humans constantly interact with robots and intelligent machines. This future is already happening in warehouses and...

Oxfam report: Michigan lands in the bottom half of states for...

Michigan is known the world over as the birthplace of the United Auto Workers and has long been synonymous with organized labor. But after decades...

Rick Haglund: Warning light is flashing for Michigan’s auto industry

It’s been a great decade for Michigan’s critically important auto industry, which almost died 10 years ago during the Great Recession. Annual U.S. sales for...

Dingell hits Trump on trade on Fox News, so he obviously...

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) has long been critical of the impacts of China and U.S. trade policy on workers — and she said...

Court filing: Inman sought contributions from electrical workers union

Updated, 3:43 p.m. 8/2/19 New text messages unveiled in a court filing on Thursday show indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) asking a union official...

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