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AZ Building Trades Statement on Tragic Fatality at TSMC

Posted on: Thursday, May 16th, 2024

PHOENIX (May 15, 2024) – A Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spokesman informed the Arizona Building Trades of a tragic incident that occurred earlier today at the TSMC job site. TSMC reported that there has been a fatality involving a worker. While details are still being investigated, it appears that the worker was involved in […]

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AZBTC Announces Support for Arenas or Theme Park Districts Built with Project Labor Agreements (PLAs)

Posted on: Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

The Arizona Building & Construction Trades Council (AZBTC) announced their support of quality construction with good paying jobs and strong labor standards as the Arizona Legislature considers HB 2774. “Project Labor Agreements ensure that all Arizona contractors provide good paying jobs for construction workers to build complex arenas or theme parks on time and on […]

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‘Trades Build Futures’ Program Set to Expand

Posted on: Friday, April 5th, 2024

The Arizona State Building and Construction Trades Council (AZBTC) has been actively involved in reshaping the landscape of Union Labor and the construction industry in the state. From workforce development to policy advocacy, the council’s leadership, representing every Local, has collaborated to enhance resources and influence within the industry. A notable initiative is the “Trades […]

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AZBTC Endorses Ansari for US Congress

Posted on: Monday, April 1st, 2024

PHOENIX (April 1, 2024) – The Arizona Building & Construction Trades Council announced their endorsement of Yassamin Ansari for the U.S. Congressional seat in District Three, a spot to be vacated by fellow Democrat Ruben Gallego, who is now running for Senate. “While serving on the Phoenix City Council, Yassamin Ansari has proven to be […]

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Solomon Galyon Named AZBTC Business Manager

Posted on: Monday, March 25th, 2024

UA Local 469’s Solomon Galyon was recently appointed AZBTC’s Business Manager. The organization’s Training Director since 2022, Solomon leads the Apprenticeship Readiness Programs, which congratulated its first graduates last year. With 17 years immersed in the trade industry and 12 years dedicated to instructing apprentices, he has great understanding of the craft and a passion […]

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Phoenix City Council, Tucson City Council Pass Historic Prevailing Wage Ordinances

Posted on: Wednesday, January 10th, 2024

PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 9, 2024) – Both the Phoenix City Council and Tucson City Council passed prevailing wage ordinances within hours of each other Tuesday, Jan. 9, demonstrating their support for working families in the state’s two largest metro areas. “This is a great day for Phoenix and Tucson working families and sets a positive […]

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