The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Prevailing wage supporters raise voices

'Any so-called windfall savings would be short-lived at best.'
- Herb Spence III, owner, Spence Brothers ..

State AGC expresses support for workforce retention, prevailing wage

LANSING– The Associated General Contractors of Michigan (AGC) Labor Relations Division focused on the workforce challenges of apprentice recruitment, journeyman training, and workforce retention during its second annual Labor and Management Symposium on July 30.  ..

Construction expansion continues, with Michigan still leading the pack

Michigan steered around a bump in the road for U.S. construction between May and June this year, and - as it has for much of this year - continued to be an industry hotbed. ..

Cleaned, sealed, painted, tuck-pointed: Capitol Building ready to gleam again

LANSING - The Michigan State Capitol Building - perhaps the state's second-most iconic structure after the Mackinac Bridge - is getting some TLC from some skilled trades and contractors.


Right-to-work law upheld for public workers

LANSING - Legal efforts to overturn the state's right-to-work laws have just about run their course. ..

News Briefs

UA, Roofers unions forge affiliation pact  ..