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The GOP plan to beat Snyder, labor on prevailing wage

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

June 15, 2015

The GOP plan to beat Snyder, labor on prevailing wage

By Brian Dickerson, Detroit Free Press Columnist

It’s the Republican legislative majority’s No. 1 priority: Repeal a 50-year-old Michigan law that requires contractors to pay union-scale wages to workers on taxpayer-funded construction projects.

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In next strike against unions, GOP states go after wage laws

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

June 15, 2015

In next strike against unions, GOP states go after wage laws

By DAVID EGGERT, MI AP State Wire

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Push against prevailing wage law bumps into skilled trades debate

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

June 14, 2015

Push against prevailing wage law bumps into skilled trades debate

by Lindsay Vanhulle, Crain’s Detroit Business

LANSING — Inside the Capitol, lawmakers this spring debated whether to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law.

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Communities should be able negotiate with developers for wages and other benefits

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

May 28, 2015

Communities should be able negotiate with developers for wages and other benefits

by Mike Jackson, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, published on MLive.com

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Michigan Senate Republicans Continue Attack Against Middle Class

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

May 8, 2015

Michigan Senate Republicans Continue Attack Against Middle Class

May 8, 2015 – Lansing, MI

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Statement from Mike Jackson in response to Governor Snyder’s Budget Presentation

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

February 11, 2015

Statement from Mike Jackson in response to Governor Snyder’s Budget Presentation

The Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights applauds the governor’s commitment to invest in career technical centers, high schools, and community colleges in order to better prepare Michigan’s future workforce and direct them to the skilled trades.

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Hardliners threaten Snyder plan to boost skilled trades

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

January 28, 2015

Hardliners threaten Snyder plan to boost skilled trades

Those who hope to see Michigan sustain its economic recovery should be relieved to hear Gov. Rick Snyder pouring cold water on a GOP proposal to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law.

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Wayne County Executive Warren Evans Announces Appointment to Detroit Regional Convention Authority

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

January 28, 2015

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans Announces Appointment to Detroit Regional Convention Authority

Warren Evans, Wayne

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MRCC Union Leader to Chair Wayne County Airport Authority

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

January 27, 2015

MRCC Union Leader to Chair Wayne County Airport Authority

Mike Jackson, executive secretary-treasurer of the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights, has been elected unanimously to chair the Wayne County Airport Authority.

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Statement from Mike Jackson in response to Arlan Meekhof’s Announcement to Make Prevailing Wage Repeal a Top Legislative Priority

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 00:00 Written by admin

January 16, 2015

Statement from Mike Jackson in response to Arlan Meekhof’s Announcement to Make Prevailing Wage Repeal a Top Legislative Priority

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