The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Union ties that bind are a little loose

Two years ago, in the first major split in organized labor in 50 years, the Change-to-Win (CTW) Federation broke away from the AFL-CIO. The AFL-CIO federation lost about one-third of its membership to CTW, including the Service Employees International Union, Teamsters, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Carpenters, Laborers, Farm Workers and UNITE-HERE (Needletrades and Restaurant employees). ..

'General nonsense' guides logic in splits among union

By Mark H. Ayers
President
AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department
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'What bonds us is much more compelling than what divides us'

By Mark Breslin ..

Preserving data is Job One at technology center addition

BELLEVILLE - From the outside, the JP Morgan Chase Technology Center looks like your run-of-the-mill office building addition - albeit without windows. ..

On-the-job injury numbers don't always add up

Workplace injury and illness numbers in the U.S. may not be what they seem. ..

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