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Unions and industry partners to formally elevate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through contracts and project labor agreements

BOSTON, MA - An industry that rarely takes a day off announced a sweeping agreement between unions and major general contractors to work jointly and officially to formally elevate the status of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in upcoming labor contracts and accords, ensuring workers will have the day off or will have access to overtime pay on the holiday, setting a standard that goes above and beyond federal and state law.
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GREATER BOSTON BUILDING TRADES UNIONS APPLAUD THE APPOINTMENT OF MAYOR MARTIN J. WALSH TO U.S. SECRETARY OF LABOR

BOSTON – The Greater Boston Building Trades Unions released the following statement today following the announcement and confirmation issued by the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden that Boston Mayor and union member Martin J. Walsh will be appointed to the position of U.S. Secretary of Labor.
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Union construction sites across Greater Boston paused to affirm Black Lives Matter

BOSTON, MA — All union construction sites in Greater Boston paused to affirm Black Lives Matter on Friday at 8:46 a.m. The June 19 “stand down” lasted for 8 minutes
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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 to donate NEW, unopened N-95 respirators and other PPE BOSTON, MA — Under the leadership of City of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and
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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
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Workers and Riders Protest 20% Cut in MBTA Maintenance Workforce

Workers and Riders Protest 20% Cut in MBTA Maintenance Workforce New Data Reveals Link between Baker Cuts and MBTA Safety CrisisInvest Now Coalition Launches New Information Campaign Decrying Maintenance Cuts,
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