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Partner with Pride — The Builders are Good for Business
Like you, members of The Builders are experienced, skilled and productive. And good companies become better when they band together. Already, more than 10,000 tradesmen work for hundreds of employers under The Builders mark.
We support the local construction industry with training and resources so that union contractors are better equipped to bid on work, remain productive, and enjoy profitable results. Our members have access to state-of-the-art education and training, a pool of technical, administrative and support resources, and networking opportunities to promote their businesses—services that translate into unmatched knowledge and productivity for your project.
We help you deliver unbeatable customer service.
When you enter a job site as a member of The Builders, you’re telling the customer that the job will be done according to his expectations and specifications. It’s your promise of a commitment to quality work. It’s a statement that your staff will deliver safe, smart work.
Voice Your Choice
As a union contractor, you are bound by collective bargaining agreements negotiated on your behalf by officials of The Builders. As a member of The Builders, you have the opportunity to voice your suggestions, requests and concerns. Why give up control? Let your voice be heard.
Leverage our Services
Have a need? We can help. The Builders provides its members with a host of programs and resources that keep them on the cutting edge of their industry. Here’s just a sample of what we offer:
- Apprenticeship and training
- Arbitration of disputes
- Building trades liaison
- Contract negotiations
- Crime prevention program
- Engineering duplicating services
- EEO, MBE, WBE guidance
- Film Library
- Foreman training
- Hazard communications program
- Intra-industry relations
- Labor agreements
- Labor contracts best practices archive
- Labor relations services
- Legislative activities
- Public relations and promotions
- Pre-job assistance
- Resource library
- Safety and first aid training
- Wage rates information
- Workers compensation group rating program
Network Network Network
Membership in The Builders is good for business because you are put in touch with contacts that can become future customers. Network via:
- Monthly programs
- Standing committees
- Newsletters and email blasts
- Annual meetings
Enjoy the Publicity
Members of The Builders have access to professional marketing specialists to help with publicity and other promotional programs, thanks to the Construction Advancement Program. Our members can benefit from The Builders’ work with
- News releases
- Web sites
- Special events
- Specifier outreach programs