Posts tagged building trades

    Energy secretary: US offshore wind jobs should be union jobs

    May 31, 2022 // Granholm said the administration is committed to creating “union jobs in America in this clean energy economy.” She said she wants predominantly American union workers to build U.S. offshore wind farms and would like to see project labor agreements in all aspects of the energy transition, drawing cheers from workers at the pier. “That’s what we’d like, all union,” she told The Associated Press.

    Minority Construction Worker Testifies to EEOC About Discriminatory Practices On Union Job Sites

    May 20, 2022 // Although it has improved slightly in recent years, in certain major metropolitan areas—like Philadelphia—sexism and racism in the building trades has been a problem for decades.