Pay equity commission stuck in committee

LANSING — A bill to create a commission on pay equity is stalled in the House Government Operations Committee, but it might get a chance in December. Read More

Labor woes the pits for peach farmers

LANSING — (As seen on WZZM TV 13) A shortage of labor is forcing farmers to face tough decisions about next year’s peach crops. Read More

No immediate action planned on sexual orientation bill

Michigan is among 29 states that don’t protect LGBTs from workplace discrimination.

September 26, 2014
LANSING — While leaders of the Republican majority in the Legislature say there will be no vote on the issue before the Nov. 3 election, Democrats have introduced a proposal to add sexual orientation and gender identity or expression to the state’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. Read More