The Building Tradesman Newspaper

'Working North America has held up its end of the bargain'

By Edwin Hill
IBEW International President ..

Michigan trades endorse Granholm

MT. PLEASANT - Jennifer Granholm was unanimously endorsed for Michigan governor Aug. 21 by delegates to the Michigan Building Trades Council's 45th Annual Convention. ..

Granholm puts out welcome mat for the building trades

MT. PLEASANT - In a speech clearly geared to her audience, Democratic Michigan gubernatorial candidate Jennifer Granholm pointed out the reasons she - and not Republican candidate Dick Posthumus - is the best candidate to protect the interests of Michigan's construction workers. ..

MBTC delegates challenged: 'It's time to take back the state'

MT. PLEASANT - For workers in Michigan and around the nation, the fight for respect, fair wages and safe workplaces never ends. ..

1,777 UA instructors go back to school at Washtenaw Community College

YPSILANTI - Every year in August, there's one location in the nation that's the center of the universe, so to speak, for education in the plumbing, pipe fitting and sprinkler industries. ..

Operators Blue take 2002 softball title

The Operating Engineers Local 324 Blue team rode a stellar 19-4 record en route to winning the 2002 Building Trades Softball League Championship. The league wrapped up play on Monday, Aug. 12 with a one-game elimination playoff tournament. ..

NEWS BRIEFS

Recruitment program for veterans begins  ..