The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Time to speak up, support prevailing wage, The law helps create 'a better construction industry'

LANSING - So what happens if prevailing wage goes away in Michigan? ..

Help sidetrack prevailing wage repeal effort

LANSING – The proposed repeal of Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Act is not a done deal. And Michigan’s building trades workers are asked to do their part to make sure it stays that way. ..

U-M sends trades back to school


ANN ARBOR - The University of Michigan campus was busy again last month. And it wasn't only because of students returning from the holiday break.
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Keys to northern work prospects: paper, power and pulp…Paper maker wants the economy to turn the page

SAULT STE. MARIE – Low advertising revenues are forcing newspapers across the nation to go out of business, and magazines and other publications are similarly hard hit by high costs of printing and mailing their product. ..

Devlin, Gleason re-elected to building trades offices

SAULT STE. MARIE – Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council Secretary-Treasurer Patrick Devlin and President Patrick “Shorty” Gleason were both re-elected to four-year terms during the council’s 49th annual convention. ..

Granholm relaxes stance on power plant permits

LANSING - It seems the looming 50th Legislative Conference of the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council - and the arrival into town of a number of angry union delegates - prompted a change of heart by Gov. Jennifer Granholm. ..