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State Senate OKs Bills Repealing Right-to-Work Law, Restore Prevailing Wage

Voting along party lines, the Michigan Senate Tuesday passed legislation that would repeal the state's right-to-work law and restore a prevailing wage.

House Bills Would Repeal Right-to-Work, Restore Prevailing Wage Law

Michigan House Democrats passed legislation Wednesday that would repeal the state's right-to-work law and restore prevailing wage laws.

Economists Expect Soft Recession, Then Recovery For the U.S. Economy

Most economists seem to agree a recession is coming in 2023. But they also seem to think it'll be a soft one followed by economic recovery.

Awards Honor National Best and Brightest In Wellness Winners

A dozen elite companies were singled out by the National Association for Business Resources and the Best and Brightest Programs for their wellness programs.

Shipping Expert: Supply Chain Still ‘Fragile,’ But Recovering

The co-founder of Atlanta-based Vector Global Logistics talks supply chain, giving back and other issues in LinkedIn Live appearance.

Ford Picks Michigan for $3.5 Billion Investment in EV Battery Facility

Ford will build a $3.5 billion EV battery facility in Marshall, Mich., an investment expected to bring some 2,500 good-paying jobs to Michigan.

Governor Lays Out Vision for a Second – and Final – Term

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, starting her second and final term, laid out her vision for what she wants Michigan to accomplish.

Governor, Dem Leaders Roll Out Tax Relief Package

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Democrat leaders rolled out a tax relief package that eliminates retirement taxes, increases the EITC and sends $180 rebate checks to Michigan taxpayers.

Michigan Lawmakers Approve Pension Tax Relief, Expand EITC

The Michigan Legislature on Thursday passed legislation that would provide pension tax relief and expand the state's Earned Income Tax Credit.

Appeals Court Ruling Nixes Hikes in Minimum Wage, Sick Leave

A Michigan Court of Appeals panel ruled Thursday state legislators were acting within the constitution when they used an "adopt and amend" strategy on petitions involving the minimum wage and paid sick leave.

Whitmer Calls for Tax Relief, Touts Economic Success in State of the State Speech

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called for tax relief for seniors and an expansion of the EITC in her fifth State of the State speech Wednesday.

Staffing Expert: Worker Shortage Still a ‘Top Issue’ for Companies

A national staffing expert says a nationwide worker shortage is still among the top issues facing CEOs today.

U.S. Hits Debt Limit, Takes ‘Extraordinary Measures’

The U.S. is taking what Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called "extraordinary measures" as the U.S. comes up against the debt ceiling.

Supplier Diversity Increasingly Important in Current Business Climate

Businesses can advocate for supplier diversity without spending buckets of money. Indirect areas — facilities management, health care, construction and site maintenance and legal — can be targets of supplier diversity efforts.

Expert Helps Businesses Make Their Way in the DE&I Space

Diveresity expert knows one’s personal experience can make them different, and now advises companies on getting started in the DE&I space.

Stabenow Won’t Seek Another Term in U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat who was the first woman from Michigan elected to the U.S. Senate, announced she will not seek another term in 2024.

Avalon Closing Flagship Midtown Location, Moving to Jolly Pumpkin

Avalon International Breads, which opened in 1997, is closing its flagship Midtown location and moving down the alley to the Jolly Pumpin.

Values a Key When Entering a Business Partnership, Consultant Says

A grow-to-market expert says making sure everyone's values align is a key to success in a business partnership.

Energy Department Closes $2.5 Billion Loan for Battery Cell Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy closed a $2.5 billion loan that will help finance battery cell manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Tennessee and Mixhigan.

Concept of Workplace ‘Culture’ Has Been Around a Long Time and It’s Still as...

The concept of "culture" wasn't invented during the pandemic. It's been around a long time, and remains important to business leaders.
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