Post Tagged with: "Trades Union"

BLDG. Trades To Meet Both Massachusetts U.S. Senate Nominees

BOSTON —With their favored candidate, former Ironworkers Local 7 President Stephen Lynch, losing the U.S. Senate Democratic primary in Massachusetts, building trades union leaders say they will meet with both major-party nominees in the battle before making an endorsement in the upcoming special general election. The decision, released May 1 by Building Trades Department President Sean McGarvey, is notable because […]

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McGarvey: BLDG. Trades Unions Face Huge Opportunity, Huge Problem

WASHINGTON —The nation’s building trades unions face a huge opportunity, via building new projects for the energy industry, and a huge problem, their aging membership, says their top leader, Sean McGarvey. In his keynote address to the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades legislative conference in Washington in late April, McGarvey forecast energy companies would need well-trained, highly skilled, experienced union […]

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