The Building Tradesman Newspaper

2002 a vital year for voting in Michigan - are you registered?

"Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual - or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country." -Samuel Adams, 1781. ..

Labor, Dems reach out to white male gun owners

Unions are doing a better job than in years past of communicating their political message to their membership - unless the members are Caucasian male firearm owners. ..

New Holt High School makes a big footprint

HOLT - A cramped 35-year-old high school building and anticipated long-term population growth in the Holt School District prompted voters to approve a $73 million bond issue to improve and expand facilities. ..

Owners of restored GTO, souped-up Chevelle, win their divisions at Autorama

Two cars owned by building tradesmen took top honors in their division at the Feb. 22-24 Autorama in Detroit. ..

ABC won't win merit badge from workers

It's always revealing to get an update on where the anti-union contractor group ABC is headed, since their direction is nearly always in the opposite direction of building trades unions. ..