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Steam discharge created illusion of fire at MSU Union, officials say

Lansing State Journal 28 Sep 2023
EAST LANSING — The MSU Union was evacuated Wednesday night as emergency personnel responded to reports of an incident at the building and determined there was an excessive release of steam from the building, MSU officials said.

Stevens bill seeks to support union work in federal contracts

Detroit news 28 Sep 2023
Stevens said the bill was inspired by the 2021 contract the United States Postal Service awarded to Oshkosh Defense to build its new delivery vehicles, which regulators expected would be built in an unionized facility in Wisconsin but was instead directed to a facility in South ...

Finley: Strike, pro-union policies will scare off employers

Detroit news 28 Sep 2023
Unions don't create jobs ... And yet Michigan, a state that has set job attraction as a top priority, is building a policy environment that greatly favors labor unions and punishes businesses ... A company spokesman said the building pause will give Ford time to evaluate whether it can run the facility competitively.

Trump demands union support for nationalist vision, warns of doom otherwise

The Keene Sentinel 28 Sep 2023
Trump offered his support to striking members of the United Auto Workers but demanded the union’s official endorsement or else warned of their imminent extinction ... Automakers had been building out the EV supply chain outside the union’s contract, shifting jobs to southern states where unions are weaker and paying workers in battery plants less.

An inside look at graduate student unionization

Stanford Daily 28 Sep 2023
It joins a growing list of unions formed by graduate student workers at American universities, and also continues efforts initiated by the Graduate Student Council last year ... With the recent union formation, graduate students hope to build themselves up without breaking down connections with the University, said Tom Liu, a third-year physics Ph.D.

Fire scare that evacuated MSU Union was really just an ‘optical illusion’

Michigan Live 28 Sep 2023
EAST LANSING, MI – The MSU Union was evacuated Wednesday night after reports that it was on fire, but that wasn’t the case ... The Union, one of MSU’s most iconic buildings, has been in use since 1925 ... The Union was also one of the scenes of a mass shooting that killed three students and injured five others in February.

Biden’s Picket Line Visit Doesn’t Mean He Is On Our Side

Scheerpost 28 Sep 2023
We have to build an independent working-class organization that charts a different path from that of Trump, Biden, and the entire ruling class ... This kind of rank-and-file organization will allow the strike to expand, radicalize, and build the class consciousness needed to win the demands of the UAW strike and to fight for unionized EV plants.

Total Expert to Present at ACUMA as Growing List of Credit Unions Tap Total Expert ...

The Joplin Globe 28 Sep 2023
Total Expert, the customer engagement platform purpose-built for modern financial institutions, announced it is a sponsor and featured speaker at the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on October 1- 4, 2023 ... “Credit unions ...

Joe Biden may come to regret his claim to be pro-union

Economist 28 Sep 2023
The unions counter that the firms are making record profits and ceo pay has soared ... Democrats have allied with unions ever since Franklin Roosevelt enshrined collective-bargaining rights in law ... It was this same combination—striking unions and protection from foreign competition—that sent carmaking downhill in the 1970s.

Joe Biden’s trip to Michigan shows why you push Democrats, not capitulate to them

The Real News Network 28 Sep 2023
In 2015 and early 2016, the leaders of some of the United States’ major unions practically jumped over themselves to support Hillary Clinton for president ... Wall Street didn’t build this country, the middle class built this country, and unions built the middle class! That’s a fact, so let’s keep going.

Swastika found etched into table at Weber State University

Ogden Standard Examiner 28 Sep 2023
25, a student reported via email that a swastika had been scratched into a table located near the south entrance of the Shepherd Union Building,” the email said. “The student notified individuals within the Shepherd Union and the Student Access and Success leadership team, and that table was promptly removed Tuesday morning, Sept.

Rockland County developer invests over $10 million in Poughkeepsie: What's planned

Poughkeepsie Journal 28 Sep 2023
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Chai Developers LLC, headed by Bernard "Berry" Kohn, established itself in the city with purchases such as the Italian Center, the offices that front the famed Bardavon theater and the 160 Union Street building which was turned into 39-unit apartment building.

Co-eds say it’s ‘crazy’ NYC college hired unhinged machete-wielding professor Shellyne Rodriguez

New York Post 28 Sep 2023
cooper union ... RFR gets great deal on Chrysler Building but there’s a catch. Cooper Union co-eds on Thursday said they’re shocked the school hired a controversial professor who once threatened to “chop” a Post reporter with a machete ... She now has a new gig with Cooper Union.

Rose speaks at Flatwoods Christian

The Richmond Register 28 Sep 2023
Alicia Rose spoke at Flatwoods Christian Church this past Sunday ... The next Ruritan Fish Fry at Union City will be Saturday, Oct. 7 from 4.30 to 7.30 pm ... The Union City Ruritan Building is available for use ... .

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