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May 23, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Detroit, MI: A showdown is brewing between retirees of Honeywell International Inc. and the company for whom they once worked, over health care benefits Honeywell is threatening to take way. The former unionized workers counter that ongoing healthcare benefits were part of their promised retirement packages and they are litigating their Michigan employment claim in Michigan court in an effort to save them.Read [ Showdown between Honeywell Inc. and Retirees Brewing in Michigan ]
May 22, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Former Head of Carpenters' Union Cited for Violating Michigan Labor Law ]
Detroit, MI The former boss of the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters recently pleaded guilty to violating Michigan labor law by illegally accepting kickbacks from a businessman and a casino consultant.
July 9, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Medical Marijuana Case Could Affect Michigan Labor Laws ]
Battle Creek, MI The lawsuit filed by a man fired from Wal-Mart for using medical marijuana could have serious ramifications for Michigan employment law.
January 25, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Activists Complain That Restaurant Violates Michigan Labor Laws ]
Detroit, MI A group of activists and union leaders recently held a rally in support of eight current and former workers of the Andiamo Dearborn restaurant who have filed a federal lawsuit claiming that their former employer violated Michigan labor laws.
January 9, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Oshawa's Loss Could Be Michigan's Gain ]
Detroit, MI Michigan's economy has been hit hard in the past few years, due in large part to the decline of the automotive industry and the onset of the US economic crisis. Now a dispute appears to be brewing between General Motors (GM) assembly plants in Michigan and Canada. It remains to be seen whether Michigan employment laws can or will be brought into play to resolve the situation in Michigan's favor.