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An Op-Ed printed in The Advocate in Baton Rouge, LA, and co-authored by Peyton Hairston and Tiger Hammond, details the missed opportunities to address the socio-economic challenges of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurrican Katrina

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Mark Coles, Executive Director of the Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction Employment (C.H.O.I.C.E.) details plans for Baltimore-based apprenticeship readiness program

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The Council, in partnership with Max S. Hayes High School will offer a program that puts students on a fast track to jobs in the construction trades.

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Six workers were hospitalized after a steel structure collapsed at Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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Robbie Hunter, President of the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, offers a compelling counter point to folks who like to brag about the state of Texas having a "business-friendly" environment that offers very little regulation or oversight.

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Keynote Address for the 69th Constitutional Convention of North America's Building Trades Unions Read More

“Value@Work - Partnerships for Growth in North America” Theme Emphasizes Strategic Approach Toward Businesses, Industries, and Local Communities

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A lot has been written about the efforts to repeal Michigan's prevailing wage statute.  But until now, nobody has done as good a job as Eric Anders in lifting the veil away from the purposeful and shameful deceit that is at the heart of these efforts in a piece he wrote for the Midalnd (MI) Daily News.

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A Project Labor Agreement used on a US Department of Defense project in Maine is drawing praise for saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

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As an effort continues to eradicate Michigan's state prevailing wage law, union millwright Ingird Young took to the pages of the Detroit News to share her story of how earning a prevailing wage is enabling her to re-build a neighborhood.

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