Posts Tagged ‘wv’

Aug
2013
22

Building Trades Unions Witnessing Significant Regional Membership Gains Thanks to Natural Gas Plant Construction

  In West Virginia, members of the Building Trades are finding quality work building the infrastructure for the next wave natural gas development.  As the drilling of the Marcellus Shale continues, plants that handle its valuable ethane and butane are popping up in the region and local workers are being paid well to build them. ...
Aug
2013
7

Despite Unemployment Rising in 54 of 55 WV Counties in June, Marriott Contractors are Employing Out-of-State Construction Workers

Despite Unemployment Rising in 54 of 55 WV Counties in June, Marriott Contractors are Employing Out-of-State Construction Workers
  In Charleston, West Virginia, construction of a new Courtyard Marriott is employing non-union, out-of-state workers and project developers are making it next to impossible for union contractors to bid on the work. Meanwhile, a half mile down the road, the construction of a Ramada Inn is being done by an exclusively union workforce.  The...
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