Labor

Levin, Slotkin, Tlaib say USMCA must be rebooted

Three members of Michigan’s congressional delegation are among the signatories to a letter urging the rewrite of a North American trade agreement.  Freshmen U.S. Reps....

Peters wants national manufacturing policy

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) says he has a plan to boost American manufacturing. The first-term senator — who’s now facing a challenge...
minimum wage

1.5M Michigan workers would benefit from $15 minimum wage bill teed...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is poised to pass landmark legislation that would hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour and could...

Inman attorney pushes for dismissal of charges

The attorney for embattled state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) has filed for federal charges against his client to be dismissed. The Northern Michigan lawmaker...

Stevens trumpets legislation shoring up union pension funds

Freshman U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) heard a lot of worries about pensions last year on the campaign trail. That’s why she couldn’t have...

AFL-CIO president hosts NAFTA town halls in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania

The president of the nation’s largest labor union announced Tuesday that he will hold a series of town halls about “union members’ struggles under...

Dingell wants ‘certainty’ for workers, businesses, before USMCA vote

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) wants to see more “accountability” for Mexico in the Trump administration’s proposed reboot of the North American Free Trade...

Rick Haglund: Below the surface, Michigan’s economy has serious flaws

Let’s start with some good news: Michigan has the 13th best economy in the country, far surpassing the performance of surrounding Great Lakes states,...

Warren stumps for new ‘economic patriotism’ plan in Detroit, Lansing

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appeared in Detroit and Lansing Tuesday as part of a presidential campaign swing through the Midwest in which she...

Whitmer, LGBTQ caucus make big push to win GOP support for...

Updated 2:56 p.m., 4:57 p.m. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside members of the Legislature’s LGBTQ Caucus in her office at the Capitol Tuesday to announce...

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