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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: November 10 2000

Offsite rules sought for prevailing wage Here's Reason No. 158 why it is important to have a worker-friendly administration in the White House. The Labor Department, which is controlled by...

Today's lesson for ABC: How to get away with paying workers substandard wages

Date Posted: November 10 2000

Building trades unions say black. The Associated Builders and Contractors say white. Trade unions are oil. The ABC is water. The sky is blue in the unionized world, but in...

Election 2000: 'We have the power in our votes'

Date Posted: October 27 2000

C. William Helwig Vice President/Political Education Chair Pipe Fitters Local 636 As citizens, our responsibility to vote in elections is evident. As union members, our votes are cast to elect...

Luther West Science Building at Northern Michigan

Date Posted: October 27 2000

PIPE IS LIFTED to the second floor of the Luther West Science Building at Northern Michigan University by operating engineer John Shawn of Local 324. The sprinkler fitter is Matt...

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: October 27 2000

Mighty Mac tops in engineering The Mackinac Bridge has been recognized as Michigan's top engineering accomplishment of the 20th Century. The American Society of Civil Engineers-Michigan Section conferred the award...

Now more than ever, your vote is vital

Date Posted: October 27 2000

"Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to...

Now's not the time to get side-tracked by side issues

Date Posted: October 27 2000

For the Nov. 7 general election, building trades unions and the rest of organized labor are endorsing Al Gore for U.S. President, Debbie Stabenow for U.S. Senator, and a whole...

Rare high-rise goes up in Ann Arbor

Date Posted: October 27 2000

ANN ARBOR - This is a small city where developable downtown land is at a premium, so it is rare these days that a high-rise the such as the one...

Unions set pace for productivity

Date Posted: October 27 2000

The chief of the big-business backed Construction Users Roundtable said owners who pay for construction work want "quantifiable productivity" out of their workforce. What does that mean? He can't exactly...

Who will lead the fight for working families?

Date Posted: October 27 2000

Over the last eight years, most of which has been spent with a Republican-dominated Congress, President Bill Clinton, through his power to introduce and veto legislation, has often been the...

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