The 6th annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls will take place the week of May 6-10, 2019. The Stand-Down was conceived by OSHA in 2014 as part of the National Falls Campaign to raise awareness surrounding the severity of fall hazards in construction and the importance of preventing them. It’s an opportunity for employers to pause work and have a conversation with ... View Article
Minnesota’s Labor Movement mourns the death of former MN AFL-CIO President Dan Gustafson
UPDATED- Sunday, March 31, 2019- Dan's obituary has been published at the Minneapolis StarTribune. Remembrances can be shared there as well. Funeral Service is at 1PM Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at Washburn-McReavy Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with visitation 2 hours before the service from 11AM-1PM. Private interment will be at Fort Snelling.
Second annual awards ceremony honors women in the trades
As part of national “Women in Construction Week,” women and men from local building trades unions gathered March 6 at Surly Brewing for the region’s second annual “Women Building Success” awards ceremony. More than 40 nominations came in for “Apprentice of the Year” and “Journey Worker of the Year” and “Advocate of the Year.” With Bruce Springsteen’s “The Rising” as a soundtrack, the program began with a ... View Article
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