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Exclusive: Weingarten fires back at DeVos, says we ‘wouldn’t even need...

Updated, 2:30 p.m., with comments from DeVos' office. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday blasted the head of a teachers union for her salary,...

Union: New MSU grad student contract offers raise, helps international employees

One month after criticizing Michigan State University for “negligence and apathy” during contract negotiations, the union representing its graduate school employees has announced a...

Whitmer selects U of M prof to lead unemployment agency

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday morning that she was appointing Steve Gray, a University of Michigan law professor, as the head of the state’s...

Beaumont Royal Oak nurses launch union effort

Nurses at Beaumont Health’s Royal Oak hospital have launched a unionization effort, according to the organizing union, the Michigan Nurses Association. Nurses at the...

Labor leaders hope new West Michigan facility spurs membership

The Monday grand opening of a $15 million training facility in West Michigan for unionized tradespeople comes at a tough time for labor in...

Lisa Canada: Lawmakers should act quickly to stop payroll, tax fraud...

The Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights represents more than 14,000 men and women who build our state from the ground up. From...

Pence to talk NAFTA replacement in Southeast Michigan Wednesday

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Michigan on Wednesday to push a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement plan, according to his...

AG plans clampdown on ‘payroll fraud’

Updated, 3:58 p.m. and 5:01 p.m. with comments from Charles Owens and legislative Republicans. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Democratic legislators want to crack...

Breaking: Presidential hopeful Tim Ryan coming to Grand Rapids

Another presidential contender is heading to Michigan, with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) slated to headline a Kent County Democrats' fundraiser next month. Ryan was...

Bipartisan lawmakers sponsor Whitmer scholarship, skills training programs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside more than a dozen representatives of business, labor, and education organizations, as well as legislators from both parties, at...

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