News from building and construction trades department, afl-cio

Feb 11, 2014, 19:24 ET

Canada's Building Trades Unions Pleased with Measures in 2014 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Building Trades Unions are very pleased with a number of the measures in the Federal Budget that support...

Aug 01, 2013, 13:38 ET

Canadian Building Trades pleased by the TransCanada Corporation announcement of the Energy-East Project

OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Building Trades is very pleased by the TransCanada Corporation announcement of the Energy-East Project;...

Apr 26, 2013, 15:18 ET

Canadian Building Trades recognizes Day of Mourning 2013

OTTAWA, April 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Day of Mourning is a nationally recognized day to mourn the fallen from industrial disease and workplace...

Apr 02, 2013, 09:45 ET

Canadian Building Trades' response to TransCanada 'Open Season' Announcement on the Energy East Pipeline Project

OTTAWA, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Building Trades and its nearly 500,000 members represent the most skilled trades' workforce worldwide....

Mar 22, 2013, 10:29 ET

Canadian Building Trades response to training focused Federal Budget

OTTAWA, March 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Building Trades and its nearly 500,000 members represent the most skilled trades workforce worldwide....

Jan 14, 2013, 14:01 ET

Northern Gateway project an enormous opportunity for Canada's building trades

CALGARY, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Northern Gateway Project is a game changer for construction workers in the coming years.  It opens...

Dec 10, 2012, 15:52 ET

Canadian Building Trades disappointed with amendments to C377 - calls the Government of Canada amendments inadequate to skilled trade members across the country - will up costs to small business and Government

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Building Trades calls report stage Government amendments of Bill C-377 An Act to Amend the Income Tax...

Nov 30, 2012, 20:07 ET

Building and Construction Trades Department Announces New Government Affairs Director

Sonia Ramirez to Assume Post January 1 The Building and Construction Trades Department today announced that Sonia Ramirez, currently the...

Nov 15, 2012, 10:27 ET

Americans Voted for Jobs - It's Time to Build the Keystone XL Pipeline

The Following Statement was released today by Sean McGarvey, President - Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO:...

Nov 07, 2012, 13:05 ET

America's Building Trades Unions Congratulate Barack Obama on Being Re-Elected President of the United States of America

Sean McGarvey, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, issued the following statement today on the re-election of...

Nov 01, 2012, 07:44 ET

America's Building Trades Unions Applaud Bipartisan Efforts to Address Hurricane Sandy Catastrophe

 Sean McGarvey, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today issued the following statement relating to the...

Oct 19, 2012, 12:14 ET

Canadian Building Trades praises Government of Canada and Minister Flaherty for Bill C-45 and economic opportunities for skilled trades workers

OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Building Trades commends Minister Flaherty for introduction of Bill C-45 which solidifies the...

Jun 14, 2012, 16:16 ET

Alabama Senator Richard Shelby Sells Out American Construction Workers in Favor of Foreign Imports

 Today, Alabama Republican Senator Richard Shelby spearheaded an effort to put in jeopardy the wages and jobs of all construction workers in...

May 01, 2012, 10:44 ET

America's Building Trades Unions Endorse President Barack Obama for Re-Election

   The Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, announced today its enthusiastic endorsement of the 2012 re-election bid...

Apr 27, 2012, 09:23 ET

Logistical Information For Planning Purposes Only, Not For Broadcast Or Publication

The following is being released by: WHEN:              Monday, April 30th,...

Apr 23, 2012, 16:15 ET

President Barack Obama to Kick-Off 2012 Legislative Conference for America's Building Trades Unions

Over 2,000 national, state and local labor leaders will descend upon Washington, DC April 29 - May 1, 2012 at the Washington Hilton Hotel and...

Apr 11, 2012, 15:03 ET

Canadian Building Trades praises Minister Kenney for Skilled Trades initiatives in the Federal Skilled Worker Program

OTTAWA, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Building Trades commends Minister Kenney for his announcement April 10th creating focus on...

Apr 09, 2012, 09:31 ET

Statement on the Passing of Mark H. Ayers, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department

 The Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO issued the following statement today on the passing of its President, Mark H....

Mar 23, 2012, 15:24 ET

President Obama to Address America's Building Trades Unions' National Legislative Conference on April 30

The Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO announced today that President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the delegates to the...

Mar 02, 2012, 16:20 ET

America's Building Trades Unions Praise Federal Court Decision to Strike Down Anti-PLA Law in Michigan

 Mark H. Ayers, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today issued the following statement regarding the...

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