• Goal2

    Our goal is continued economic growth in Michigan with policies attracting employees and employers to work and do business in our state.

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    The EAM is impact.

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    The EAM is companies and unions working together.

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  • Cooperation

    For over thirty years, the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) has facilitated cooperation between businesses and labor unions, not for the means of collective bargaining or other disputes, but for

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  • Vote

    Get Out & Vote!  Make a Difference. Michigan Primary Election:  Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 Michigan General Election:  Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 Need more Info?  Go to:  http://www.michigan.gov/vote

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Unneeded hospitals increases pressure on employers to reduce jobs & cut benefits

EAM in the News:  EAM President, Bret Jackson, comments on how a new hospital in northern Oakland County will affect employers throughout the state.  Read the story here: http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/opinion/contributors/viewpoints/2014/09/27/bret-jackson-mclaren-hopes-politicians-will-help-build-new-hospital/16285305/

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Attack on CON process costly to the entire state

EAM in the news:  September 28th, 2014 Grand Rapids Business Journal “The Economic Alliance for Michigan President Bret Jackson noted during hearings such a plan drives up the cost of health care — not just in the Wayne-Oakland area but across the state — and undermines the CON process. He noted the CON was specifically created to minimize health care

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Opponents Seek to Stop Fast-Track Bill Allowing New Hospital

LANSING, Mich. – Opponents today lined up to testify against legislation that would allow McLaren Health Care to build a hospital tower in Clarkston, even though the state and the courts have denied the project, saying it is not needed. They included a broad range of representatives from Michigan business, consumer, hospital, payer, union and other groups – all members

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EAM In The News: Friends of Certificate of Need Oppose New Hospital

EAM’s President, Bret Jackson, gives a thoughtful insight as to why a new hospital in Clarkston is not needed.  Read the full article, via The Oakland Press, here: http://www.theoaklandpress.com/government-and-politics/20140922/group-says-bill-supporting-mclarens-plans-for-new-hospital-in-independence-twp-could-get-pushed-through-senate 

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