The Building Tradesman Newspaper

U.S. construction pay barely beats inflation during 1990s

The case for raising construction industry wages was made a little more strenuously last month in an analysis of nationwide pay trends from 1991-2000. ..

Asbestos claim date looms; do you know your rights?

Editor's note: Mr. Clack was invited to speak to the Michigan Building Trades Council Legislative Conference last month about workers' asbestosis legal rights. We asked him to write a column so he could inform a wider audience. ..

Labor Ready hounded by building trades

The AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department is hot on the trail of Labor Ready - a nationwide temporary employer that puts to work thousands of low-paid, nonunion construction workers every day. ..

Silverdome still a great facility, but that probably won't save it

In 1975, The Engineering News Record called it "one of the greatest design and construction achievements of our time." ..

Unions welcome Aaron workers

One of the largest nonunion mechanical contractors in the state has been forced to get along with a significant reduction in their workforce. ..


Hunter safety program scheduled  ..