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June 27, 2018
Michigan Prevailing Wage Repeal

Michigan Prevailing Wage Repeal an Attack on All Construction Workers

The Michigan legislature escalated its war on working families earlier this month, when it repealed the state’s prevailing wage law. This follows its passage of “right to work for less” legislation in 2012 as another blow to the living standards of all Michigan workers.

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July 16, 2018
The Union Advantage

New Study Adds Evidence to Union Advantage

It’s long been known that union members earn higher wages and better benefits than non-union workers. Now, a new study quantifies just how much better it is to be empowered by collective bargaining.

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.@RichardTrumka speaks on the Better Deal labor law reform bills introduced by House and Senate Democrats.

“Efforts to promote high-wage jobs at the Wharf could have had dramatic impacts on workers there. Union labor during construction would have increased workers’ earnings by almost $10,000 per year.” #1u https://t.co/toLWR1mkNm

"Despite the lowest unemployment rate in decades, the government reported this month that wages last year increased below the rate of inflation — meaning the typical worker effectively suffered a pay cut." https://t.co/R4NB1LdRbc

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In this time of unprecedented attacks on the labor movement, a new study documents how joining a union remains the best investment any worker can make in his or her living standards, health and retirement security, and workplace rights and safety. #1u https://t.co/UkDx1bLk8O

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