Union construction sites across Greater Boston paused to affirm Black Lives Matter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 19, 2020 Contact on behalf of the Boston Building Trades Unions: Vishakha Mathur, 617-485-7709, Vishakha@617MediaGroup.com   Union construction sites across Greater Boston paused to affirm Black Lives Matter   Watch the recorded stream of the event  (Courtesy photos attached)   BOSTON, MA — All union construction sites in Greater Boston

Boston Building Trades Unions: We Fight for Black Lives, because Black Lives Matter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 5, 2020 Contact on behalf of the Boston Building Trades Unions Vishakha Mathur, 617-485-7709, vishakha@617mediagroup.com   “The recent heinous murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery are unconscionable and unacceptable, and demonstrate, again, the brutal, institutionalized racism within our country that originates from many sources, including from the

Construction unions take appeal for PPE donations to the airwaves

Boston area Building Trades Unions launch PSA for radio and web in effort to collect more personal protective equipment for front-line health workers BOSTON, MA — In recent weeks, the Building Trades Unions along with their union contractor partners have led a drive within the construction industry to collect new, unopened personal protective equipment (PPE),

Building Trades Unions coordinate drive to collect respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to aid frontline health workforce

MEDIA ADVISORY For Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 5:30 P.M. EST Contacts on behalf of the Building Trades Unions: Alexa Vazquez, alexa@617mediagroup.com, 617-455-5474 Jeff Hall, jeff@617mediagroup.com, 617-281-8384   Building Trades Unions coordinate drive to collect respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to aid frontline health workforce Construction workers and companies with personal protective equipment encouraged

BUILDING TRADES UNIONS ISSUE STATEMENT SUPPORTING MAYOR WALSH ON CONSTRUCTION SHUTDOWN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 16, 2020, 4:30 PM EST Contact on behalf of the Building Trades Unions: Jeff Hall, 617-281-8384, jeff@617mediagroup.com BUILDING TRADES UNIONS ISSUE STATEMENT SUPPORTING MAYOR WALSH ON CONSTRUCTION SHUTDOWN “We support Mayor Walsh’s decision to take every step necessary to keep our communities safe. This is a worldwide pandemic and our public health

Women Build Nations

More than 2,100 tradeswomen from around the country joined together at the 2019 Women Build Nations conference in Minneapolis this fall (pictures on opposite page). The annual conferencecreates opportunities for the growing number of women in the trades to network with industry leaders; to find mentors, partners and potential employers; and to identify leadership opportunities

Solidarity Corner – MP Boston and Building Trades Unions sign Project Labor Agreement for Winthrop Center

Originally printed in the New England Real Estate Journal Boston, MA – MP Boston and the Building Trades Unions signed a groundbreaking Project Labor Agreement (PLA) that will cover the development of the forthcoming Winthrop Center, slated for completion in 2022. The signing demonstrates the leading-edge efforts and unified commitment by all parties to advance

Solidarity Corner – UNITE HERE Local 26, Battery Wharf Hotel

Congratulations to UNITE HERE Local 26 hotel workers who, in a major victory, recently ended their strike at the Battery Wharf Hotel in Boston. Local 26 represents workers in the hospitality industries in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Here in Boston, the Battery Wharf Hotel workers were on strike for fair working conditions, including higher wages,