The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Appeals court allows Bush to bar PLAs on federal jobs

Building trades unions absorbed a huge wallop in the courts on July 12, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld President Bush's Executive Order outlawing project labor agreements on federally funded construction projects. ..

Election Time: Michigan Primary scheduled for Aug. 6

Most people don't bother to vote in November general elections. It's even more difficult to convince voters to go to the polls during the height of vacation season - the first week in August - when elections and candidates are the furthest things from their minds. ..

Happy birthday, air conditioning

A century later, 'Apparatus for Cooling Air' becomes indispensable contrivance ..

It's time to put some weight behind ergonomic issues

By Scott Schneider
Laborers Health and Safety Fund of North America