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Dow Chemical to Cut About 2,000 jobs—or 5% of Workforce

Materials science company Dow is cutting about 2,000 jobs, or approximately 5% of its global workforce, as part of an effort to reach $1 billion in cost savings this year.

6 Cool Michigan Towns With Great Shopping Districts

Shopping doesn’t have to be stressful—especially in Michigan, where there are many locally made treasures waiting to be found across several cities with great local shopping districts.

6 Cool Michigan Towns With Great Shopping Districts

Shopping doesn’t have to be stressful—especially in Michigan, where there are many locally made treasures waiting to be found across several cities with great local shopping districts.

Traverse City is among several Michigan cities with pedal pub offerings. (TC Cycle Pub via Facebook)
The New Michigan Pub Crawl: 19 Pedal Pubs (and Boats) Reinventing Boozy Fun in the Mitten

Whether you choose city streets or Great Lakes waters, there’s no longer a reason to keep your boozy gatherings confined to stuffy bars and restaurants in Michigan.

Jim Farley, Ford Motor Company's chief executive officer, stands next to the company's new Ford F-150 Lightning, Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Dearborn, Mich. (Photo by Carlos Osorio via AP)
Cheaper EVs Coming to Michigan Despite High Battery Costs

Even though battery costs are rising, auto companies in Michigan are rolling out more affordable electric vehicles that should widen their appeal to a larger group of buyers.

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What’s Up With Minimum Wage in Michigan? 

Everybody has an opinion on wages. In Michigan, lawsuits, petitions, and voters will soon decide on an increase of the state's minimum wage.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters said workers at a Chipotle store in Lansing, Michigan, “voted overwhelmingly" Thursday to form a union with the Teamsters. (Mjs92984 via Wikimedia Commons)
Lansing Chipotle Workers Unionize to ‘Gain Respect from Management’

Workers at a Chipotle store in Lansing have voted to unionize, becoming the first of the Mexican fast-food chain's 3,000 locations to do so amid a broader unionization push across the country.