Funding from the US Department of Energy is set to help two Michigan companies expand electric heat pump manufacturing in St. Joseph and Oakland counties.
Economists from the University of Michigan say the US will likely avoid a recession, while Michigan’s economy will continue to see growth.
In an op-ed, Sharon Kourous of Stronger Together Huddle in Monroe highlights the need for government to more to help seniors retire and age with dignity and economic security.
“We’ve seen young women go from homeless to homeowner, or pay off their student loan debt in just a few years. We’ve seen mothers be able to build better lives for their children and women save up for a vacation of their dreams with their loved ones,” Tori Menold, co-founder of Women in Skilled Trades (WIST), writes in an op-ed.
Some United Auto Workers (UAW) affected by the nearly seven-week strike against the Detroit Three automakers have begun the voting process to sound off on the set of tentative agreements with Ford Motor Co., Stellantis and General Motors.
Autoworkers at the first Ford factory to go on strike have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative contract agreement reached with the company.
Legislation set to be introduced in the state Senate would protect Michigan workers by capping the annual percentage rate for payday loans at 36%. State lawmakers said the reforms could stop families from spiraling into debt.
The United Auto Workers won at least partial victories on many of the key demands that led to the six-week strike against Ford, General Motors and Jeep maker Stellantis.
General Motors and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a six-week-old strike against Detroit automakers, a person briefed on the deal said Monday.
As Britney Johnson paced the picket line outside Ford’s Wayne Assembly plant, she wasn’t just carrying a sign demanding higher pay and other changes. She also carried a legacy of car factory jobs and union wages that allowed generations of her family to enjoy middle-class lifestyles and that for years had been unattainable for many Black Americans.