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On behalf BAC Local 2's Bargaining Committee and the members of our Union, I want to thank all of our Union Brothers and Sisters of the Michigan Building Trades for their support of our June 10, 20

Advantages of becoming a signatory Contractor to the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Skilled Flexible Workforce, Apprenticeship Training, Free Upgrade Training, and Drug Free Workforce.

Join the apprentices & journeymen of BAC Local 2 MI in saying, “I built that!”  BAC Local 2 represents all facets of the masonry sciences; Brick and Block, Stone, Cement, Plaster, Pointing/Clea

[Herndon, VA – October 3, 2018] Earlier today, the U.S. Senate passed the Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education and Promotion Act, providing Congressional authorization for the concrete masonry products industry to develop its own commodity checkoff program to support needed industry initiatives. The concrete masonry products bill was included in H.R. 302 as part of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018.

Construction spending on projects under way in the first three quarters of 2018 topped the same period in 2018 by 5.5%. Spending growth was well balanced among residential, private nonresidential and public projects. 

Construction employment climbed by 4.9% from October 2017 to October 2018. That growth rate was nearly triple the 1.7% increase in total nonfarm payroll employment, a sign that contractors are busy now and expect to remain busy in the near future.

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 - University of Michigan's newest medical building is being built right now in Brighton with the help of a rare robot.

Starting June 23, American workers will have the right to a workplace where they don’t have to breathe tiny particles of glass that cut their lungs.

SANTA FE – A Republican-backed attempt to make New Mexico the nation’s 29th state with a right-to-work law fizzled Saturday in a House panel and appears dead for this year’s 60-day legislative session.

The House Labor and Economic Development Committee voted 6-5 along party lines – with Democrats voting in the affirmative – to table the measure, which was aimed at allowing New Mexico workers to avoid paying fees at union workplaces.

Joe Guziewicz spent much of the past 20 years building high-rise hotels and casino towers around the country for Caesars Entertainment. Now he’s bringing that skyscraper expertise to building what promises to become the tallest building on Detroit’s skyline.