The Building Tradesman Newspaper

'Working for the betterment of others': Labor continues work in Flint

Benefit fund set up for family of Kalamazoo murder victims Rich and Tyler Smith

Among the six people murdered in the shooting spree in Kalamazoo on Feb. 20 were Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 357 member Rich Smith, 53, and his 17-year-old son, Tyler. They were killed at 10:30 p.m. while car shopping in a dealer parking lot. ..

Annnd, action... good start for prevailing wage support effort

Petition gatherers have fanned out across Michigan, trying to collect 252,000 valid signatures in an effort to overturn the Michigan Prevailing Wage Act of 1965. ..

Right to work reform bill proposed

LANSING - Legislation that would allow unionized employees to vote on right-to-work policies in their workplace was introduced March 1. ..

Lofty 'The Griswold' project rises atop parking structure

Murdering American manufacturing: 'strictly business' By Leo Gerard

By Leo Gerard
President, United Steelworkers