U.S. District Court Judge Tosses Suit after Plaintiffs Voluntarily Withdraw the Complaint A leading voice on behalf of construction workers released a statement today after a lawsuit filed in March, 2019 by the Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors challenging Project Labor Agreements or PLAs was voluntarily dismissed, according to court documents. “While the plaintiffs are not commenting ... View Article
Unions at the 73rd Annual State Building Trades Convention in Brainerd, MN promise to stand with immigrant workers, declare “Not On My Watch” Leaders of 14 unions that represent Minnesota’s unionized construction workforce announced today the launch of a new initiative to combat wage theft, exploitation, and labor trafficking, which they say pose a growing threat to the welfare of immigrant workers and the health of the ... View Article
Construction Career Readiness Training Funding applications are accepted on a continuous basis and are reviewed bimonthly. Apprenticeship Minnesota at the Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) announces the availability of $300,000 in additional funding to support construction career readiness/pre-apprenticeship programming to prepare individuals to enter and succeed in a registered apprenticeship program in the construction trades. DLI seeks ... View Article
The Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council seeks to hire a communications professional to lead its emerging communications program.
This role will be responsible for the development and implementation of internal and external communications strategies for a statewide union construction industry labor organization including:
Outreach and engagement strategies,Media relations, Social media and ... View Article
All Tradeswomen and Women in the Construction Industry are welcome to join the Sisters in the Building Trades as they continue to reach around the globe connecting tradeswomen to learn, teach, share, help and find solutions to change the culture of our industry. It could be something as simple as donating the price of morning coffee, Tools (old and new), Safety Gear and First Aid ... View Article