Naples, FL – On Wednesday morning, March 21st, The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) was given a unique opportunity to meet with and discuss mutual issues of relevance with key leaders of the Ironworkers’ International Union. Given the skilled manpower shortage that many of TAUC?s members are experiencing, coupled with the tremendous amount of work on the horizon, this was the perfect time to meet to discuss how TAUC and the Ironworkers International Union can work together to win back market share.
CEO Stephen Lindauer of TAUC and the Impartial Secretary of the National Maintenance Policy Committee, Inc. (NMAPC) gave a brief update on the National Maintenance Agreements, specifically highlighting the Ironworkers significant impact on the program, and their impact on its’ continued success.
Gary Broad of Midwest Steel highlighted some ideas on how the Ironworkers could work with the United Auto Workers to get their laid off workers into the building trades to help meet the skilled craft shortage. Bill Ligetti of the IWEA of Western PA extoled the benefits of TAUC from the LEO’s perspective, noting the national presence TAUC provides to him and other regional associations across the country.
The opportunity to meet with and discuss key issues with the leaders of the Ironworkers is an annual tradition of the association, and a benefit to Governing and LEO Members who choose to take advantage of it.
If you are a Regular Member of TAUC or a non-member union contractor that would like to know more about TAUC Governing Membership, please contact Mike Dorsey, Manager of Membership at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can call him at (703) 524-3336 ext. 122.