Group Initiates Bill To Repeal Michigan Prevailing Wage Law"It's time to eliminate this outdated law that unfairly increases the cost of taxpayer-funded construction projects across the state."
Senate Votes To Repeal Michigan Prevailing Wage LawThe 50-year-old state law requires better pay and benefits for construction workers on state-financed building projects.
Michigan Senate Panel Votes To Repeal Prevailing Wage LawGov. Rick Snyder opposes the legislation in part because he has been promoting the trades as a career choice.
State Of The Union Expected To Set Tone For 2016 ElectionsPresident Obama is also expected to call for increasing taxes on the wealthy and expanding paid leave for workers
GOP Lawmakers: Repeal Of Prevailing Wage Law Is PrioritySenate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, said prevailing wage laws are an "unnecessary burden" on schools and municipal government.