As of January 1, 2017 monthly dues will be increased to $43.95
For information regarding the apprenticeship program, please click on the link for the Northeast Apprenticeship Program in Web Links.
Interested in a great career at good union wages and benefits? Plumbers Local 12 in Boston will be accepting apprentice applications beginnning January 3, 2017. See link for more info.
Interested in an exciting career at good union wages and benefits with the best training available? Ironworkers Local #7 will be accepting apprentice applications in January 2017 in Boston, Springfield and Worcester. Please check the attached flyer for specific dates, times and locations.
Great job by the Boston City Council and Mayor Martin Walsh working together to provide safer working conditions on jobsites in the City of Boston.
This report offers a wealth of ideas for those engaged in efforts to expand family-supporting careers in the trades for women and people of color. The UMass Boston and Vikings stadium projects illustrate the importance of having tradespeople, community activists, government staff, union leaders, and contractors in continuous communication and collaboration to achieve a shared vision. For UMass Boston, that commitment came via a project labor agreement (PLA).
The Gateway North residences in Lynn will break ground Tuesday, turning an eyesore into 71 mixed-income apartments. $19.4 Million in construction and permanent financing will be provided by the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT). Since 1984, the HIT has invested $578 million in 43 projects in Massachusetts and its Building America subsidiary has provided tax credits to three additional projects, leveraging $1.6 billion, and creating over 5,300 housing units, with 90% affordable and workforce housing.
In about six weeks, President-elect Donald Trump and the two houses of Congress will own responsibility for delivering on some big promises.
On the campaign trail, Trump famously said, “Every policy decision must pass a simple test: Does it create more jobs and better wages for Americans?” Most of the peer-reviewed evidence tells us that repealing prevailing wage laws fails this test spectacularly, and worse, would disproportionately hurt the hundreds of thousands of military veterans working in the construction industry today.
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is proposing to raise the city’s goals for construction company hiring of residents, minorities, and women.
A Cambridge-based insulation company has been cited by the Attorney General's office for not paying prevailing wage, including a project for the Millbury Housing Authority.
Boston Insulation Corporation and its president, Antonio J. Souza, Jr., were cited $111,177 in restitution and penalties for failing to pay the proper prevailing wage, failing to submit true and accurate certified payroll records and failing to keep true and accurate general payroll records.