mi afl-cio logo

Michigan AFL-CIO Statement on Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address

LANSING, MI – Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber offered the following statement praising Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address: “This evening Governor Gretchen Whitmer proved that when Michiganders work together, we are capable of vast accomplishments. In the last three years, Michigan has seen historic investments in our infrastructure, with 82,000 workers repairing…

mi afl-cio logo

Michigan Workforce Development Institute Receives Consumers Energy Foundation Grant

JACKSON, MI – The Michigan Workforce Development Institute (WDI) has received a $50,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation supporting Jackson County’s Access for All program, a free pre-apprenticeship training program that creates a pipeline for underserved and minority communities into building trades and construction careers.  Jackson County’s Access for All program will prepare individuals…