The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Low voter turnout makes your vote a high priority

Michigan Building
Trades 43rd Convention

Sullivan stays on at building trades; vows aggressive organizing, political push

AFL-CIO Building Trades Department convention delegates unanimously elected Edward C. Sullivan as president and Joseph Maloney as secretary-treasurer for five-year terms at the July 25 constitutional convention. ..

Top to bottom trades have right stuff at Metro's Midfield Terminal

Iron workers reach for the top ..

Under a runway, tile setters provide a nice finishing touch

While iron workers were topping out the Midfield Terminal structure, a much lower area of Metro Airport was continuing to get attention by the building trades. ..

With George W., 'compassion' is in the eye of the beholder

A compassionate conservative? The record of George Bush during his years as Texas governor indicates otherwise. ..

State's jobless can expect new recordkeeping; not new benefits

The Michigan Unemployment Agency (UA) will introduce a new "wage record system" on Oct. 1, which is expected to save the state recordkeeping costs while having a nominal effect on the income of jobless workers and the cost to employers. ..