Duluth Building and Construction Trades Council

Duluth Labor Organizations to Distribute Thousands of Food Boxes at DECC Thursday

They'll go through two semi-trucks carrying about 24 wrapped pallets of food boxes.

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth Labor unions and organizations teamed up Wednesday, preparing to distribute thousands of boxes of food to anyone in need, secured from the US Department Of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Program. On Thursday at the DECC, The Duluth Building and Construction Trades, Central Labor Body, and United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 11-89 will distribute those boxes…

Workers Protest Cloquet Housing Project’s Choice of Contractors

You couldn't miss them with their signs and this big inflatable rat that represents non-union contractors.

CLOQUET, Minn. – Members of the Duluth Building and Construction Trades Council were also at the groundbreaking for White Pine Apartments. They were there to protest how they believe the Cloquet Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) hired contractors from out of state instead of choosing local workers. You couldn’t miss them with their signs and this big inflatable rat that…