The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Bush pushes plan to deny overtime for more workers

Trade union members and their employers know what's expected when it comes to overtime pay, because terms and conditions of their employment are spelled out in their collective bargaining contract. ..

OSHA kills requirement to count ergo injuries

WASHINGTON (PAI) - Not only will the Bush Administration not allow OSHA to regulate ergonomic injuries - it won't even count them. ..

Trades restore lofty part of Fisher Building's opulence

Building trades workers are helping to restore some of the lost luster atop the "Golden Tower of the Fisher Building." ..

Wage increases take a slight dip

Average first-year contract settlements for wage and benefits in the U.S. construction industry in the first half of 2003 have resulted in increases of $1.45 or 4.3 percent - a slight decline from levels a year ago. ..

State re-funds road projects

LANSING - A large chunk of money to repair Michigan's roads and bridges has been lost and found. ..

Book-Cadillac set to write new chapter

The Book is back ..


MSU Prof. Kreuger was a labor advocate 
Michigan State University Professor Daniel Krueger - an advocate for working people and a particular friend of the building trades - died of cancer on July 8, 2003 at age 80. ..