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'Anti-Tesla' law: Michigan auto dealers to turn over records, call dispute 'hyperbole' - MLive.com

March 14, 2018 - 13:38

MLive.com

'Anti-Tesla' law: Michigan auto dealers to turn over records, call dispute 'hyperbole'
MLive.com
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and multiple trade and labor organizations were allowed to file briefs objecting to a ruling that MADA did not have associational privilege with its members. The groups need "free, full, and frank communications with ...

Michigan legislation backed by Nassar victims in limbo - Charlotte Observer

March 14, 2018 - 13:15

Charlotte Observer

Michigan legislation backed by Nassar victims in limbo
Charlotte Observer
In recent days, the Michigan Catholic Conference, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a former state Supreme Court justice and lobbying organizations representing universities, K-12 schools and local governments urged legislators to delay voting or to ...

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Bills to address campus sexual misconduct hit roadblock - WNMU-FM

March 14, 2018 - 09:51

WNMU-FM

Bills to address campus sexual misconduct hit roadblock
WNMU-FM
Michigan public universities, the Catholic Church, and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce are among the groups that have asked the Senate to take more time on the bills. Daniel Hurley with the Michigan Association of State Universities said the goal is ...

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Bills to address campus sexual misconduct hit roadblock - Interlochen

March 14, 2018 - 09:38

Bills to address campus sexual misconduct hit roadblock
Interlochen
Michigan public universities, the Catholic Church, and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce are among the groups that have asked the Senate to take more time on the bills. Daniel Hurley with the Michigan Association of State Universities said the goal is ...

Bills To Address Campus Sexual Misconduct Hit Roadblock - WMUK

March 14, 2018 - 07:51

WMUK

Bills To Address Campus Sexual Misconduct Hit Roadblock
WMUK
Michigan public universities, the Catholic Church, and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce are among the groups that have asked the Senate to take more time on the bills. Daniel Hurley with the Michigan Association of State Universities said the goal is ...

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Sexual assault bills stall in Michigan Senate amid intense lobbying - WZZM

March 13, 2018 - 22:40

WZZM

Sexual assault bills stall in Michigan Senate amid intense lobbying
WZZM
That could open up public and private institutions to lawsuits on problems where evidence no longer exists, said Wendy Block, director of health policy for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. “We want to make sure the bills address the Nassar situation ...
Michigan Senate balks on Nassar bills amid backlashThe Detroit News
Bills To Address Campus Sexual Misconduct Hit RoadblockWKAR

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Sexual assault bills stall in Michigan Senate amid intense lobbying - Detroit Free Press

March 13, 2018 - 18:16

Detroit Free Press

Sexual assault bills stall in Michigan Senate amid intense lobbying
Detroit Free Press
That could open up public and private institutions to lawsuits on problems where evidence no longer exists, said Wendy Block, director of health policy for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. “We want to make sure the bills address the Nassar situation ...
Nassar prevention bills face growing oppositionThe Detroit News
Bills To Address Campus Sexual Misconduct Hit RoadblockWKAR

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Nassar prevention bills face growing opposition - The Detroit News

March 13, 2018 - 14:11

The Detroit News

Nassar prevention bills face growing opposition
The Detroit News
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce, in a subsequent letter, warned lawmakers that evidentiary records may no longer exist 30 years after alleged abuse, making a “full and transparent adjudication” difficult in potential civil lawsuits that may arise ...

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Rumler to lead Quad Cities Chamber - Quad-Cities Online

March 12, 2018 - 21:10

Quad-Cities Online

Rumler to lead Quad Cities Chamber
Quad-Cities Online
Mr. Rumler most recently was the Chief Strategy Officer of the Grand Rapids (Michigan) Chamber of Commerce. His responsibilities included strategic planning to align the Chamber's vision, membership experience and organization needs, revenue ...

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Rumler takes helm of Quad-Cities Chamber - Quad City Times

March 12, 2018 - 12:11

Quad City Times

Rumler takes helm of Quad-Cities Chamber
Quad City Times
Current employment: Chief strategy officer for Grand Rapids (Michigan) Chamber of Commerce. New job: On April 16, he will become president and CEO of the Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce. Previous employment: Joined the Illinois Quad-Cities Chamber in ...

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ICYMI the 100 millionth bridge crossing milestone a done deal - SaultOnline.com

March 9, 2018 - 20:44

SaultOnline.com

ICYMI the 100 millionth bridge crossing milestone a done deal
SaultOnline.com
Both lucky Canada and U.S. bound travelers received a gift package, including an IBA tote bag; a complimentary tour for four of the bridge arches; commuter account deposits for $40; a DVD of the 2012 bridge anniversary documentary, “Crossing ...

Can Trump's Association Health Plans Be Nice AND Strong? - ThinkAdvisor

March 9, 2018 - 00:33

ThinkAdvisor

Can Trump's Association Health Plans Be Nice AND Strong?
ThinkAdvisor
2. Pleas for tweaks. Many commenters wrote to EBSA to ask for modest changes in the AHP program design, or to ask that the program be made more appealing for employers, associations or workers. Wendy Block wrote on behalf of the Michigan Chamber of ...

Can Trump's Association Health Plans Be Nice AND Strong? - ThinkAdvisor

March 9, 2018 - 00:33

ThinkAdvisor

Can Trump's Association Health Plans Be Nice AND Strong?
ThinkAdvisor
2. Pleas for tweaks. Many commenters wrote to EBSA to ask for modest changes in the AHP program design, or to ask that the program be made more appealing for employers, associations or workers. Wendy Block wrote on behalf of the Michigan Chamber of ...

Bill OK'd to ban cities from regulating job interviews - The Republic

March 8, 2018 - 17:52

Bill OK'd to ban cities from regulating job interviews
The Republic
LANSING, Mich. — Legislation that would prohibit municipalities from regulating what information employers must request, require or exclude during job interviews is nearing the desk of Gov. Rick Snyder. The Republican-controlled House passed the bill ...

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Michigan House OKs bill to ban local job interview rules - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

March 8, 2018 - 08:26

WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Michigan House OKs bill to ban local job interview rules
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
LANSING - A split House on Wednesday voted to preemptively bar municipalities from regulating what Michigan employers can or cannot ask during job interviews, sparking criticism from Democrats who said such ordinances can help close the wage gap ...

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Michigan House sends Snyder bill to regulate job interviews - Crain's Detroit Business

March 7, 2018 - 18:42

CBS Detroit

Michigan House sends Snyder bill to regulate job interviews
Crain's Detroit Business
Eric Leutheuser, a Hillsdale Republican, countered by saying that the interview process is an "excellent time" for applicants to make the case that they have special skills not reflected in their salary history. Organizations supporting the bill ...
Michigan House OKs bill to ban local job interview rulesSeattle Times

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Michigan House sends Snyder bill to regulate job interviews - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

March 7, 2018 - 18:17

Michigan House sends Snyder bill to regulate job interviews
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
A split House on Wednesday voted to bar municipalities from regulating what Michigan employers can or cannot ask during job interviews, sparking criticism from Democrats who said such ordinances can help close the wage gap between men and women. The ...

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Michigan House sends Snyder bill to regulate job interviews - Wichita Eagle

March 7, 2018 - 18:17

Michigan House sends Snyder bill to regulate job interviews
Wichita Eagle
A split House on Wednesday voted to bar municipalities from regulating what Michigan employers can or cannot ask during job interviews, sparking criticism from Democrats who said such ordinances can help close the wage gap between men and women. The ...

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Legislature: No local rules on job interview questions - The Detroit News

March 7, 2018 - 16:50

The Detroit News

Legislature: No local rules on job interview questions
The Detroit News
Lansing – A proposal to prohibit local governments from regulating job interview questions is heading toward Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's desk after the Republican-led state House approved it on Wednesday. The legislation is a pre-emptive strike against ...

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Milestone reached on the International Bridge - WILX-TV

March 6, 2018 - 09:18

WILX-TV

Milestone reached on the International Bridge
WILX-TV
One crosser from each direction was recognized with a gift package including a tote bag, a complimentary tour for four of the bridge arches; commuter account deposits for $40; a DVD of the 2012 bridge anniversary documentary, "Crossing Conversations ...