Dear Brothers and Sisters:
Below you will find a slate card with candidates endorsed by the Laborers' District Council of Western Pennsylvania for the upcoming November 7 elections. It is very important for you to vote during this election season. It is also important that you get your family and friends involved by voting. The candidates listed below are those we feel will be effective in supporting the agenda of organized labor in ensuring continued work opportunities for the working men and women of Pennsylvania.
Thank you in advance for all your efforts.
Chairman, Western Pennsylvania Laborers' Political Action Fund
Stephen Caruso, Pittsburgh Business Times
The plant will employ roughy 6,000 workers during construction peak and 600 full-time employees once open. All told, it should add $4 billion in economic impact from the plant and ripple effects.
“We will change forever Pittsburgh and the landscape,” Rusu said.
Check out the full article here.
Please Note the Following Important Dates:
Monday, May 22, 2017: Completed applications, along with the required information, must be received in the Fund Office (GEMGroup) by this date to be considered for an Award.
Applications received after this date will not be eligible.
Saturday, June 3, 2017: Essay test to be given to eligible applicants at Duquesne University. We will notify the applicants of the exact time and location.
Note: This is the only date the test will be given. There will be no alternate test dates.
Monday, July 31, 2017: The Building Trades Scholarship Fund Golf Outing will be held at the Fox Chapel Golf Club. Scholarship recipients and their parents/guardian will be invited for dinner and presentation of the awards.
Rick Ungar, Forbes.com
One of the enduring myths of legislation designed to bring ‘right-to-work’ laws to the states is the notion that these laws actually have something to do with the right to work.
They decidedly do not.
Check out Rick's full article here