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At this time of year, it is all too easy and commonplace, what with all the parties, presents, families, friends and celebrations, to lose sight of what the Holiday Season is truly all about. Read More

With the Interstate 95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia set to open on Dec. 14, the project is being held up as a model public/private infrastructure project built with a safe, highly skilled and local unionized workforce.

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North America's Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey, along with Chief of Staff Michael Monroe, were given the distinct honor of laying a wreath December 12 at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery.

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Plainridge Park Casino Exceeds Goals For Diversity In Hiring, Spending

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The owner of the Alhambra Building Company of Warwick, Rhode Island, was sentenced for a series of charges stemming from his willful failure to pay the prevailing wage.

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MSNBC's Ed Schultz paid a visit to Insulators Local 17 to learn more about the energy-saving and cost-saving benefits associated with mechanical insultation.

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The following statement was released today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, upon the defeat in the U.S. Senate of S. 2280, legislation that would have granted immediate authority for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline:

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WASHINGTON, DC -- North America's Building Trades Unions today announced that it had reached and surpassed its five-year fundraising objective for the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami.

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November 12 marked the beginning of the annual effort by North America's Building Trades Unions, "Helmets to Hardhats," and the AFL-CIO to provide substantial assistance to the United State Marine Corps Reserves' "Toys for Tots" drive in the Washington, DC area.

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WASHINGTON, DC -- North America's Building Trades Unions today called upon the United States Congress to take immediate action to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

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