News

Check back regularly for news about our upcoming projects, industry insights or developments that affect any of the building trades unions.

Opportunity for Women in Trades from Métis Nation of Ontario!

Nov 20, 2017

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is offering a fully funded eight-month training program with an eight-week work placement in […]

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How do we successfully recruit and retain more Indigenous Youth in the skilled construction trades?

Nov 16, 2017

To answer this question we need to start a dialogue on the barriers that many Indigenous Peoples and youth face; […]

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Reports on women in the trades now available online

Nov 14, 2017

The final reports for each of the completed Women in Trades Projects are now available on the WorkBC website. Follow […]

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B.C. – Paving the way for women to thrive in the building trades

Nov 14, 2017

Women entering or currently in a career in the building trades can look forward to improved workplace supports, services and […]

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Women Build Nations- what does it mean for tradeswomen?

Oct 24, 2017

Women Build Nations is a conference for active, aspiring and retired tradeswomen from all over the world. Hosted by the […]

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Build Together at B.C. Convention

Sep 26, 2017

Build Together presenting at the BC Building Trades convention.

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Build Together tradeswomen featured in Manitoba Building Trades Yearbook

Sep 18, 2017

A fantastic article on the Build Together MB committee. Written by Aarti Sharma, Business Agent for LIUNA local 1258. “In […]

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Saskatchewan BT Reps at Labour Day Picnic

Sep 4, 2017

Build Together Reps Christina Hagel (UA Local 179) and Jenna Lipinski (BAC Local 1) working the Labour Day Family Picnic […]

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Follow Bill C-248 – National Maternity Assistance Program Strategy Act

Aug 2, 2017

Build Together is carefully watching the progress of Bill C-243 and supports its adoption. You can follow the progress here.

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Bloomberg BNA article: Canada: Developing Policy for Pregnant Workers in Dangerous Jobs

Jul 18, 2017

From the article: Cases like Ballard’s are infrequent but happen often enough to constitute a significant barrier to women seeking […]

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