The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Republican inaction brings long, cold winter for nation's jobless

WASHINGTON D.C. - For the second year in a row, Congressional Republicans are leaving Washington for the year without extending the federal Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation (TEUC) program, allowing the program to end on Dec. 21. ..

'Do no harm?' New Medicare law may be a cure worse than the disease

By U.S. Rep. John Dingell
Ranking member, Energy and Commerce Committee
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Defined road work zones strengthen law in Michigan

In Michigan, state lawmakers are answering the question, where does a construction zone begin? ..

Trades fix fabulous Fox's fascia

The interior of Detroit's Fox Theatre was magnificently renovated in the late 1980s. Now, it's the exterior's turn to shine. ..

Hand sanitizers and more toilets = a more sanitary jobsite

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Industry leaders put construction safety on agenda

LANSING - Michigan's construction workers may not know it, but they have a day dedicated to their safety. ..

NEWS BRIEFS

Book-Cadillac work expected to resume
Construction workers are expected to be back in the Book-Cadillac hotel beginning the week of Jan. 5. ..