Displaying items tagged: Economic Policy Institute
Sunday, 02 February 2020 17:15
Legislation to limit non-competes for certain low-wage jobs draws concern from biz groups
Backers of legislation that would bar employers in Michigan from requiring certain employees to sign a non-compete agreement say they simply want the free market to work.
Published in Small Business
Sunday, 18 March 2018 19:00
Sources: Amazon in talks for distribution center in Kent County
GAINES TOWNSHIP –– Developers representing an online retail behemoth are considering a 100-acre site in southern Kent County for a “massive” distribution facility, MiBiz has learned.
Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 04 February 2018 14:15
Grand Rapids to leverage open data for better policy making
GRAND RAPIDS –– The city of Grand Rapids over the next year will join the growing ranks of cities around the world seeking to enhance their data management practices.
Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 10 December 2017 12:34
West Michigan manufacturers use wage increases as talent-retention tool
GRAND RAPIDS — Hourly workers at Micron Manufacturing Co. are making an average of 7 percent more in wages than they were a year ago.
Published in Manufacturing