Unions Are More Diverse Now
WASHINGTON, DC—Apprenticeship programs co-sponsored by unions and contractors outperform non-union training programs in recruiting and…
What’s Next for Trades in DC?
WASHINGTON, DC—The Building Trades achieved important victories in the first eight months of the Biden Administration. A $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill has passed the Senate and another for $3.5 trillion may be coming.
Those were major speaking points of Building … Read more
Trades Urge Action for Economy
WASHINGTON, DC—The next stimulus bill needs to target Infrastructure, pensions and health care, the Building Trades say.
The US House has passed the HEROES Act, which is now waiting for Senate approval. With the country in upheaval over the issue … Read more
Trades Make Strong Showing in Washington, DC
Roughly 3,000 delegates and guests gathered at the Washington Hilton April 19-22 for the 60th annual North America’s Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference to advocate for good jobs and reinvestment in American infrastructure.
United States Labor Secretary Praises Building Trades
Building Trades Project Labor Agreements entered the national spotlight Aug. 18, when United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited Los Angeles and praised the historic, $40 billion agreement that covers transit work under Measure R.
Building Trades Promote Goals in Washington, D.C.
More than 2,500 Building Trades delegates from the United States and Canada gathered in Washington, D.C. March 9-12 for the annual legislative conference of North America’s Building Trades Unions.