The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Union ties that bind are a little loose

Two years ago, in the first major split in organized labor in 50 years, the Change-to-Win (CTW) Federation broke away from the AFL-CIO. The AFL-CIO federation lost about one-third of its membership to CTW, including the Service Employees International Union, Teamsters, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Carpenters, Laborers, Farm Workers and UNITE-HERE (Needletrades and Restaurant employees). ..

'General nonsense' guides logic in splits among union

By Mark H. Ayers
AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department

'What bonds us is much more compelling than what divides us'

By Mark Breslin ..

Preserving data is Job One at technology center addition

BELLEVILLE - From the outside, the JP Morgan Chase Technology Center looks like your run-of-the-mill office building addition - albeit without windows. ..

On-the-job injury numbers don't always add up

Workplace injury and illness numbers in the U.S. may not be what they seem. ..

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