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Union vs Unions

VW to go to U.S. court to keep 160 Tennessee plant workers from UAW

This is a fascinating story as it is not the typical corporation vs union story. 546 more words

Unions

WorkHands, LinkedIn for the Skilled Trades

WorkHands, founded in 2013, was created as a networking site for people that work with their hands (not that middle skilled workers can afford to keep their brains out of it). 504 more words

Another Path to the Middle Class

College is not just an educational institution. It’s a definition of achievement. It is a proud moment when the first person in a family graduates from college. 1,238 more words

Apprenticeships

Turnaround / Shutdown Schedule Optimization during Planning and Execution

Optimizing the Turnaround/Shutdown (TAR/SD) duration will mitigate the risk of having contractors in the plant longer than needed and will help minimize plant downtime. Optimum TAR/SD duration is one of the biggest indicators for competitiveness, so optimizing it is a key to the success of the business. 1,292 more words

Project Management

Michigan AFL-CIO President: Unions have stepped up to help Michigan communities in crisis

GRAND RAPIDS February 11, 2016– As we’re inundated by news about Flint’s poisoned water system and Detroit crumbling public schools– both affected by failed policies coming out of Lansing– we’re also hearing more stories of unions stepping up to help those in need. 679 more words

Grand Rapids

His razors are of the first quality.

Fayetteville Weekly Observer, 10 January 1827.

New Barber Shop.

“Act well your part, there all the honor lies.”

HORACE HENDERSON respectfully informs the gentlemen of Fayetteville, and the public generally, that he has taken the shop on Gillespie street formerly occupied by D. 108 more words

Newspapers

Visual Aids help to translate Word Problems for Apprentices

Drawing diagrams organizes numerical and spatial information such as dimensions, and makes relationships between numbers and dimensions more apparent. The process of drawing and labelling the diagram helps apprentices visualize the problem and understand which numerical information is relevant. 148 more words

Construction Industry