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Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry continues to explore ways to battle the current skilled worker shortage, a training program in ...

UAW defeat in Chattanooga ought to be a wake up call for unions: This ain’t Germany

UAW defeat in Chattanooga ought to be a wake up call...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 20, 2014

Last week when factory workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, facility voted against forming a union, the headlines characterized it as ...

Don’t get locked in your office: Why staying in front of your team’s challenges is key to being a good leader

Don’t get locked in your office: Why staying in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 17, 2013

There’s a story behind this heading that contains a powerful message about leadership. Although it happened several years ago, the ...

Michigan court rules right-to-work law applies to state workers

Michigan court rules right-to-work law applies to state...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 16, 2013

After becoming the 24th right-to-work state in the U.S. back in January, a Michigan appeals court ruled 2-1 Thursday that ...

Carpenters’ strike would stop work at several NYC construction projects, including World Trade Center

Carpenters’ strike would stop work at several NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

Some of New York City's biggest commercial construction projects would be halted should the Manufacturing Woodworkers Association not hammer out ...

The beginning of the end for unions?

The beginning of the end for unions?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 20, 2012

Lost in the news cycle from last week was an unfortunate bit about a pro-union protester taking a swing at ...

Skyscraper restarted after material, labor prices drop

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2009

Project labor agreements and falling material prices have allowed work to restart on Frank Gehry's first Manhattan skyscraper. The 76 ...

Union card-check initiative dies…for now

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2009

One of the Democrat's key issues after November's elections was to pass a law allowing unions to conduct non-secret ballots ...

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