The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Trades could have a lot riding on Proposal 1

The Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council is supporting Proposal 1 - the May 5 statewide ballot issue that focuses on raising the state sales tax in order to increase spending for the state's deteriorating roads and bridges. ..

Failure of ballot issue could strengthen effort to repeal prevailing wage

If Proposal 1, fails at the ballot box on May 5, what then? ..

Training, quality work drives John E. Green fabrication shop

Construction pullback likely short-term

U.S. construction employment hit a bump in the road in March, dropping, albeit slightly, for the first time in the past 14 months. ..

Obama vetoes curb on union organizing rules

WASHINGTON (PAI) - In a rare win for the labor movement, President Obama upheld streamlined union election rules issued by the National Labor Relations Board that could make it easier for labor unions to organize nonunion shops. ..

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