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 about their reasons for withdrawing this lawsuit, ... View Article
Attendees at Tradeswomen Global Outreach 2018 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 Supplies, ... View Article
The Building Trades honored seven members who died in the past year at a Workers Memorial Day ceremony at the Minnesota State Capitol.
April 30, 2019
By Steve Share, Minneapolis Labor Review editor
Local Building Trades unions gathered April 29 for a solemn ceremony marking Workers Memorial Day, a national event to highlight the need for greater workplace safety and to remember workers who were killed on the job or who have died from ... View Article
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 workers about fall hazards, protective methods, and ... View Article
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.