business http://wmuk.org en Beef From Detroit Plant Recalled http://wmuk.org/post/beef-detroit-plant-recalled <p>1.8-million pounds of beef sold for use in restaurants is being recalled because of possible e-coli contamination.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 11:51:10 +0000 Gordon Evans 14424 at http://wmuk.org Beef From Detroit Plant Recalled Michigan Business Leaders Urge Ban on Gay Discrimination http://wmuk.org/post/michigan-business-leaders-urge-ban-gay-discrimination <p>A group of Michigan business leaders says the state should ban job discrimination based on sexual orientation.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.gongwer.com">Gongwer News Service</a> says Business Leaders for Michigan announced the proposal Thursday. It wants protections for gay and lesbian job seekers added to the state's Elliott- Larsen Civil Rights Act. It prohibits discrimination because of race, religion, gender, national origin, or disability. The group says extending protections for sexual orientation would help improve Michigan's business climate.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:09:38 +0000 Andrew Robins 13407 at http://wmuk.org Michigan Business Leaders Urge Ban on Gay Discrimination Mother Jones: right to work could spread beyond Michigan http://wmuk.org/post/mother-jones-right-work-could-spread-beyond-michigan <p></p><p></p><p>When Governor&nbsp;Rick Snyder signed legislation making Michigan the 24th "right to work" state it was a blow to the labor movement.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 02:18:44 +0000 Gordon Evans 12031 at http://wmuk.org Mother Jones: right to work could spread beyond Michigan Battle Creek officials use workforce development as tool for luring business http://wmuk.org/post/battle-creek-officials-use-workforce-development-tool-luring-business <p>The city of Battle Creek's efforts to lure new businesses has been aided by a workforce development program. <a href="http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20130307/NEWS01/303070009/Local-workforce-development-attracts-growth-new-companies">Battle Creek Enquirer reporter Jennifer Bowman </a>discussed the issue with WMUK's Gordon Evans.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:51:19 +0000 Gordon Evans 3039 at http://wmuk.org Battle Creek officials use workforce development as tool for luring business