Labor Relations Services

The Trust offers developers, contractors and unions a wide variety of services to ensure the success of Trust financed projects. The Trust can:

  • Assist in identification of qualified general contractors or construction managers;
  • Provide in-depth assistance on labor relations issues by working with local Building and Construction Trades Councils and union representatives;
  • Encourage pre-job meetings between unions and contractors to ensure appropriate work assignments and to help isolate potential problems the project manager might encounter;
  • Evaluate cost considerations in order to structure projects within budget;
  • Access union-sponsored apprenticeship training, as well as assist more experienced workers with skill enhancement; and
  • Facilitate compliance with local regulations regarding hiring requirements by working closely with contractor and unions.