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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

'Union by choice' - Labor celebrates its day on Sept. 1

Date Posted: August 22 2003

Union members across Michigan are urged to make plans to attend Labor Day celebrations on Monday, Sept. 1. Parades and parties are planned in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Marquette and Muskegon....

Building trades's hard drive to construct Compuware's HQ wins accolades from owner

Date Posted: August 8 2003

Sometimes it's nice to get a pat on the back. Especially when it comes from the owners at Compuware, sponsors of one of the largest single construction projects in the...

Bush and Granholm offer a study in contrasts Wide gap illustrated between president, governor

Date Posted: August 8 2003

Michigan Building Trades  Annual Convention BELLAIRE - Lansing and Washington D.C. are about 590 miles apart, and the gulf in the leadership philosophies of the respective administrations running the show...

Checking in: New Doubletree Hotel will add more hotel rooms, meeting space

Date Posted: August 8 2003

BAY CITY - A city sorely lacking in hotel and conference space will soon be getting it in spades, as Turner Construction and the building trades proceed with construction of...

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: August 8 2003

Walbridge V.P. E.G. Clawson dies  Walbridge-Aldinger Group Vice President E.G. Clawson, who oversaw major projects like the Compuware headquarters and the Daimler-Chrysler North American Headquarters and Technology Center, died July...

One of our 'most respected,' Hart decides its about time to retire

Date Posted: August 8 2003

"They say in some jobs you should know when to get in and when to get out. Well, It's been a good run for me. I think it's about time...

'Union by choice' - Labor celebrates its day on Sept. 1

Date Posted: August 8 2003

We hate to provide a reminder that Labor Day and the end of summer are quickly approaching, but they are, and we will. That being the case, make plans to...

Yet another attack on prevailing wage

Date Posted: August 8 2003

The AFL-CIO Building Trades Department is reloading to fight yet another assault on the federal Davis-Bacon prevailing wage law. House Resolution 2672, introduced by Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-Colorado) would abolish...

Book-Cadillac set to write new chapter

Date Posted: July 25 2003

The Book is back Nineteen years after the landmark Detroit hotel closed its doors for what many thought was the last time, Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick announced...

Bush pushes plan to deny overtime for more workers

Date Posted: July 25 2003

Trade union members and their employers know what's expected when it comes to overtime pay, because terms and conditions of their employment are spelled out in their collective bargaining contract....

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