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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

Employee Free Choice Act passes House; but now comes the hard part

Date Posted: March 16 2007

WASHINGTON (PAI) - With a boost from the new Democratic majority, the House passed the Employee Free Choice Act, designed to help level the playing field between workers and managers...

News Briefs

Date Posted: March 16 2007

Welcome sent out to IBEW 275 We send out a hearty "welcome back" to members of IBEW Local 275, whose members have voted to subscribe to The Building Tradesman Newspaper....

New Soo lock is dead in the water?

Date Posted: March 16 2007

The Bush Administration and the Army Corps of Engineers are apparently not inclined to recommend the movement of federal money to build a new $340 million lock in Sault Ste....

New York unionists push for 9/11 victim health care funds

Date Posted: March 16 2007

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer NEW YORK (PAI) - Last year, John Sferazo, an Ironworker from Local 361 in Brooklyn, who helped clean up debris from "The Pile" -...

WCC's health and fitness center is shaping up

Date Posted: March 16 2007

ANN ARBOR - Building trades workers are in fine form at the new Washtenaw Community College Health and Fitness Center. The bright 75,000-square-foot facility's signature feature is a huge open...

Court to Bush Labor Dept.: Why the holdup with the protective equipment rule?

Date Posted: March 2 2007

WASHINGTON (PAI) - A federal appellate court has ordered the Bush Labor Department to explain, within a month, why it has taken eight years to impose a rule that requires...

House panel approves Employee Free Choice act; Cheney issues Bush veto threat

Date Posted: March 2 2007

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer (PAI) - By a 26-19 party-line vote, the House Education and Labor Committee voted Feb. 14 for the Employee Free Choice Act, a bill...

It's game on for building trades working at MGM's grand casino

Date Posted: March 2 2007

DETROIT - The ongoing construction of the MGM Grand Casino and Hotel on the western fringe of downtown Detroit is like "putting up four $100 million projects at the same...

Mackinac Bridge's 50th anniversary slated

Date Posted: March 2 2007

If your summer schedule is open, and you're considering a trip in or around the Straits of Mackinac, you might want to circle Friday and Saturday, July 27-28 on your...

News Briefs

Date Posted: March 2 2007

Benefit set for electrician's son A dinner and silent auction to benefit Jacob Voisinet - the son of an IBEW Local 665 member - will be held Saturday, March 24...

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