The Union Advantage During the Construction Labor Shortage

A new report finds that union contractors are 21% less likely to experience a project delay due to worker shortages over their nonunion competition. On average, union construction workers earn 46% higher incomes than their nonunion counterparts.

2022-05-11T15:36:19-05:00May 11th, 2022|Labor-Management|

Communicating with Employees During Bargaining

When in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, contractors often wonder whether they can or should communicate with employees regarding negotiation status. While there

2022-05-06T16:13:03-05:00May 6th, 2022|Labor-Management|

National Apprenticeship Talent Survey Results

Click here to download the survey resultsThe National Apprenticeship Talent Survey was sent to more than 2,000 leaders in the union construction business across North

2022-04-28T11:12:02-05:00April 28th, 2022|Labor-Management|

CBA Contribution Directory with Area Wage Rates

Click here to download the CBA Contribution Directory: Spring 2022 Edition! FCA International has compiled wage rates from across the U.S. in one easy-to-access directory.

2022-04-14T16:08:50-05:00April 14th, 2022|Labor-Management|

LMCI Funds Maternity Leave Program for IUPAT Members

Click here for information on the LMCI Maternity Leave Program for IUPAT Members The LMCI Maternity Leave Program for IUPAT members provides 6-8 weeks of

2022-04-14T15:35:48-05:00April 13th, 2022|Labor-Management|

Best Practices for “Total Package” CBA Allocations

In the construction industry, bargaining over wages frequently revolves around the “total package.” That is, the total cost to a contractor to employ a journeyman or

2022-03-11T12:27:24-06:00March 9th, 2022|Bargaining, Labor-Management|

What Contractors Need to Know About the International Pension Zone Change & Rehab Plan

By now you have likely received a communication from the International Painters and Allied Trades Industry Pension Fund regarding certain changes to the Fund. We

2022-02-25T10:50:27-06:00February 24th, 2022|Labor-Management, Pension|

International Pension Changes Zone for Long-Term Stability

Click Here to Download the IPAT Pension Rehabilitation Plan Packet for Employers On Jan. 14, 2022, the Board of Trustees (“Trustees”) of the International Union

2022-02-22T15:38:21-06:00February 21st, 2022|Pension|
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