Labor

Dingell, Tlaib back workers’ rights at Trump’s EPA 

A trio of U.S. House members met Friday in Dearborn with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers affected by the recent closure of the Large...

Impact of UAW strike being felt far and wide

The lingering United Auto Workers (UAW) strike at General Motors, now in its fourth week, is starting to have far-reaching impacts — and there’s...

Peters talks 2020, Trump impeachment before visiting UAW strikers

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) made appearances in Lansing Tuesday morning, which included a question and answer session with the Lansing Regional Chamber...

Warren, Klobuchar on same page on unions, impeachment at Michigan UFCW...

Democratic presidential candidates U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) touted unions as a key part of their strategy to win the...

Enviro groups declare solidarity with UAW, telling GM: ‘We know you...

Almost 50 environmental organizations signed a letter Friday addressed to the CEO of General Motors, declaring their support for the United Autoworkers (UAW) members...

GM backs down ending on health coverage for striking workers

As the UAW strike continues, General Motors has decided to continue to offer health care coverage to its almost 50,000 striking employees.  GM released a...

Peters, Stabenow vote against Scalia, confirmed despite Dems’ concerns over his...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Eugene Scalia to lead the U.S. Labor Department, in spite of Democrats’ concerns about his tenure...

Sanders in Detroit: GM treats ‘workers like crap’

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-V.t.), a Democratic presidential candidate, came to General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant with a message of support for striking United...

Michigan House Dems introduce worker protections during Labor Month, UAW strike

A group of Michigan House Democrats on Monday gathered to announce a package of bills focused on improving the compensation, protection and support of...

Slotkin joins UAW members in Lansing as strike hits 8th day

As dozens gathered on street corners around the gates to General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly plant to continue the eighth day of striking...

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