Building Trades And Construction Trades Council
The Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council supports the interests of nearly 100,000 construction workers in the State of Michigan. The Council pursues legislative action and awareness on matters that affect our members. This can include economic development and project funding; job training; retirement planning; and such day-to-day concerns as workplace health and safety, workers’ rights and the payment of prevailing wages.
SHEET METAL WORKERS' INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION LOCAL
According to their constitution, the mission of the SMWIA is to establish and maintain desirable working conditions and thus provide for themselves and their families that measure of comfort, happiness, and security to which every citizen is entitled in return for their labor, from a deep sense of pride in their trade, to give a fair day's work for a fair day's pay. They have been training Sheet Metal Worker apprentices for the Detroit area for more than 65 years.
FARMINGTON HILLS FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION LOCAL
The IAFF is the driving force behind nearly every advance in the fire and emergency services in the 21st century. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, the IAFF represents more than 300,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics in more than 3,100 affiliates. IAFF members protect more than 85 percent of the population in communities throughout the United States and Canada.
METRO DETROIT AFL-CIO
The AFL-CIO envisions a future in which work and all people who work are valued, respected and rewarded. While the AFL-CIO represents millions of working people who belong to unions and have the benefits of union membership, the labor federation embraces all people who share the common bond of work.
Work is what we do to better ourselves, to build dreams and to support our families. But work is more than that. Work cures, creates, builds, innovates and shapes the future. Work connects us all.
The AFL-CIO is an organization of people who work. We help lead a movement for social and economic justice in America and the world.
IRON WORKERS LOCAL
Ironworkers Standards of Excellence:
The purpose of the Ironworkers Standards of Excellence is to reinforce the pride of every Ironworker and our commitment to be the most skilled, most productive and safest craft in the Building Trades.
As Union Ironworkers, we pledge ourselves to uphold our word, as given through our Collective Bargaining Agreement, and display the professionalism expected to our trade and Union in all aspects of our employment as exemplified by the values engrained in our Standards of Excellence.
It is a commitment to use our training and skills, each and every day, to produce the highest quality work worthy of our name and consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.