BUSINESS LAW: Sexual harassment in the workplace

As I indicated in earlier articles on various aspects of employment law, the workplace has indeed changed its face. The introduction of women into the workplace, in addition to rapidly-expanding technology, has created the need for laws to address real inequities in the workplace.The law...

Airport introduces daily Milwaukee flight

TRAVERSE CITY - Starting April 20, Cherry Capital Airport will begin offering daily service to Milwaukee through Skyway Airline, a subsidy of Midwest Express.A 19-seat Beechcraft 1900-D turboprop plane will make three flights per day, with fewer flights on the weekend. Airport director Stephen Cassens...

Big Apple Bagels opens on South Airport

TRAVERSE CITY - A new breakfast/lunch option is now available on South Airport Road.Rick and Teri Goodman opened Big Apple Bagels in the new retail building next to Rolston Fine Home Furnishings on March 19.The cafe features 23 varieties of premium fresh-baked bagels, as well...

Cathie’s to move into City Centre Plaza

TRAVERSE CITY - Cathie's Tote and Dine is the second company to announce it will set up shop in the City Centre Plaza, currently under construction at the corner of Cass and State streets.Cathie's will be moving only one block from its current downtown Traverse...

Service-oriented attorney opens firm with daughter

TRAVERSE CITY - It was 1963 when Patrick Wilson and his young family moved to Traverse City for his first job out of law school. The opening was with a firm headed by Traverse City prosecutor Harry T. Running and William L. Wise.He made $100...

Wolverine Power primed for age of electric competition

CADILLAC - Deregulation of Michigan's electric industrylooms on the horizon. It's a revolution that promises to impact everyhousehold and business in the state. Preparing for this new age ofelectric competition, Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative haspositioned itself on the side of its 600,000 customers.Following the lead...

Confrontation: a necessary part of communication

Do you cringe at the thought of contradicting a co-worker? Do you run the other way rather than confront your boss? Maybe you prefer to sweep a troublesome issue under the rug and pretend it doesn't exist, instead of dealing with it out in the...