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UAW seeking to expand to non-union auto companies


Workers at Honda, Hyundai, and Volkswagon are filing unfair labor charges against the auto manufacturers. The workers say the companies are guilty of anti-union efforts. UAW leadership says thousands of non-union autoworkers across the country are working

Staffing firm: hiring remains strong


Hiring is expected to increase in 2024, according to a new survey by Robert Half staffing firm. Recruiting manager Shannon Edlinger says 57% of employers plan to add new permanent positions in the first half of the

Solar energy use growing in Michigan


More of us are turning to solar energy to power our homes and businesses. Solar Energy Industries Association president and CEO Abigail Ross-Hopper says Michigan ranks 24th in the country for total energy capacity, and it’s ranked

St. Joseph City Manager to retire next year


St. Joseph City Manager John Hodgson is planning to retire next year. At a Monday meeting, city commissioners created a committee to search for Hodgson’s replacement. He hasn’t previously spoken about retirement plans, but told us Monday