The UA Extends its Support for U.S. Nuclear Energy Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United Association (UA), representing over 340,000 workers in the plumbing and pipe fitting industry in the U.S. and Canada, including workers employed in the construction and maintenance involving the safe operation of existing nuclear power...

Wisconsin Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order

Wisconsin Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Anti-Collective Bargaining Bill A Dane County judge Friday issued a temporary order blocking implementation of Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial measure limiting collective bargaining for public...

We Need the TransCanada Pipeline

Call your Senators! Ask them to support the creation of 13,000 construction jobs! Ask them to sign the letter supporting the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline! March 9, 2011 Brothers and Sisters, As you know, General President Hite has made constructing the TransCanada...

State Battles – News Clips for Thursday, March 10th

STATE BATTLES NEWS CLIPS – Thursday, March 10, 2011   REPORTER: Pennsylvania’s AFL-CIO leaders agree, and are condemning the plan, In a statement, Secretary Treasurer Frank Snyder says quote “These kinds of us versus them tactics will only lead us to...

Travesty in Wisconsin

March 10, 2011 Dear State and Local Building Trades Leaders: Last evening in the dark of night, and at the urging of Governor Scott Walker, Republicans in the Wisconsin State Senate exercised the nuclear option to ram through a bill attacking Wisconsin’s working...