The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Laborer rails against OSHA's waiting room

A workplace hazard at popcorn plants, of all places, was used to illustrate OSHA's agonizingly slow process of setting safety standards on the job. ..

Yet another dorm renovated at NMU

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University students had to be out of their Van Antwerp Hall rooms on May 5, just after the end of the winter semester.  ..

Labor pushes for workers' rights in Immigration debate

The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. has grown to nearly 5 percent of the U.S. working population, or 12 million workers, according to a report last year by the Pew Hispanic Center. And about 20 percent of that population works in construction. ..

ABC never fails to disappoint - and they're at it again

Tradesman Viewpoint ..

An update on the rights of asbestos victims, and how they've been wronged

By Michael B. Serling ..

Cerebral palsy bike run set for July 28

The second annual Benjamin Franklin Memorial Poker Run will be held starting at with registration at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 28 at the Lansing Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 333 union hall.

The motorcycle ride is held in memory of Benjamin Tyler Franklin, who died at age three of cerebral palsy. He's the son of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 333 secretary April Franklin and Iron Workers Local 25 member Benjamin Franklin.  ..

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