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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

A tribute to promoted trades reps

Date Posted: April 14 2000

Maybe it's something in the water. Detroit and Michigan have rarely had the kind of local representation on the state and international union level that exists today. No less than...

A tribute to promoted trades reps

Date Posted: April 14 2000

Maybe it's something in the water. Detroit and Michigan have rarely had the kind of local representation on the state and international union level that exists today. No less than...

Major Campbell outage will keep plant humming

Date Posted: April 14 2000

By Dennis McKee More than 400 skilled tradesworkers teamed up with Consumers Energy's employees recently to tackle the biggest maintenance project in the utility's history. An intensive 70-day effort replaced...

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: April 14 2000

Hunter safety program scheduled The third annual hunter safety program hosted by State Sen. John Cherry, State Rep. Deb Cherry and the Flint Area Building Trades will take place this...

Old courthouse getting new space

Date Posted: April 14 2000

FLINT - Genesee County's municipal, judicial and prosecutor offices are well on their way to getting some much-needed elbow room. On March 31, Local 25 iron workers and Johnson Steel...

Trades greet new president; Clinton urges more prosperity with Gore

Date Posted: April 14 2000

WASHINGTON (PAI)-- President Clinton's agenda for his last year in office includes securing funding for Social Security and Medicare, especially prescription drug coverage, and rebuilding public schools. But the GOP-run...

Transportation tax, temps politics top trades agenda

Date Posted: April 14 2000

WASHINGTON - Here's a sampling of what happened and what was heard at the annual AFL-CIO Building Trades Department Legislative Conference April 3-6, via Press Associates. Building Trades Department President...

Comerica Park construction 'rounding third, headed home

Date Posted: March 31 2000

A highly ambitious construction schedule, a lot of 6 a.m. to midnight schedules and work by hundreds of talented building trades Hardhats will make sure Comerica Park is ready for...

Make sure you are counted in Census 2000

Date Posted: March 31 2000

By Rep. Michael Hanley House Democratic Leader Wondering whether you make a difference? Well, believe me, when it comes to the census, you do! Census 2000 must reach every person...

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: March 31 2000

Pro-union actions spread at Wal-Mart The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) opened the first, tiny crack in the anti-union armor of Wal-Mart stores - and the crack may be...

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