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Plain Unveiled Reforming Prevailing Wage Formula

May 18, 2018

Representative Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) announced his proposal to align Michigan’s prevailing wage formula with the national Davis-Bacon Act wage structure. The state’s prevailing wage laws are applied to construction workers on state financed or sponsored projects. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs compiles the rates contained in collectively bargained agreements covering the locations of […]

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“Worker’s Choice” Legislation Introduced

Sep 09, 2016

Representative Gary Glenn (R-Midland) this week introduced a bill making changes to the state’s collective bargaining laws.  Under the legislation, a union would no longer have to represent an employee who chooses not to pay dues.  It also allows an individual who has chosen not to join a union to directly negotiate with their employer. […]

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