The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Union plumbers invade Flint, again

Eight building trades leaders split with AFL-CIO over support for green PAC; and 'anti-energy cronies'

By Mark Gruenberg
PAI Staff Writer ..

Prevailing wage repeal petition effort is dead in 2016

LANSING - It's confirmed: the petition drive to repeal the Michigan Prevailing Wage Act of 1965 is over for 2016. ..

State Supreme Court upholds some local prevailing wage laws

LANSING - Michigan municipalities that have had a prevailing wage law in place prior to Dec. 31, 2014 can keep it: that's the upshot of a May 17 ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court. ..

'It helps us find and hire some of the best Boilermakers out there' Local 169 hosts welding competition

Labor hails new federal overtime rule

Organized labor is liking – and the ruling congressional right wing Republicans are slamming – the new final overtime pay rule the Labor Department announced on May 18. ..

News Briefs

Judge reinstates Wisconsin's RTW law ..