Archive for the ‘Work’ Category

Stop Trying to Destroy The Unions

Friday, October 29, 2010 10:19 No Comments

I’m sick of hearing how unions are hurting this country because here in Michigan the unions are what made middle class families. I’m not defending the “Big Wigs” in any union, in my eyes they are just as bad as the corporate CEOs BUT it’s the union workers that are taking the brunt of the […]

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Ironworkers a Breed of Their Own

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 6:31 7 Comments

This post is dedicated to my husband, a union Ironworker. He recently had to leave home to work, like so many other Ironworkers around the nation. They always go where the work is. Ironworking is a tough trade and when I say they are a breed of their own that’s no lie. They get up […]

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Auto Industry Bailout or Bargain?

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 11:18 2 Comments

I still have mixed feelings about Congress doling out more money to the Big 3 Automakers, but considering what is on the line I would say it is needed. Speaking as a resident of Michigan who has more than one family member employed in some way by the auto industry, Congress must approve some form […]

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Furious Friday – Child Care Crisis

Friday, May 2, 2008 5:53 6 Comments

This post is for all the Child Care Providers out there mainly our sister who has a very difficult time with one mother. Every parent that works knows that child care costs are just a part of life. Our sister has been going to school full time from home and was laid off from her […]

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Biggest Bullies In The Auto Industry

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 13:38 1 Comment

On February 26th – 3,650 UAW members went on strike against the company American Axle after renegotiation of their contract failed. These UAW workers are still on strike and continue to hold their ground not allowing American Axle to Bully its employees. The strike has strained GM to the point they cut or entirely stop […]

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