Sam Latham, President of the Delaware AFL-CIO, wrote the following op-ed published in The News Journal in which he argues that while many of the manufacturing jobs in Delaware have dried up “the life sciences industry could help provide the steady, rewarding work —particularly the high-skilled union jobs — that so many folks in Delaware need.”
William George, former President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, wrote the following op-ed promoting policies that support the long-term sustainability of the bioscience industry in Pennsylvania in order to attract investment and creation of high-paying jobs.
America’s Pharmaceutical companies are doing their share to keep the construction industry working as the U.S. emerges from recession. According to Engineering News Record, a McGraw-Hill publication that tracks construction spending, eight pharmaceutical companies have more than $1.3 billion worth of construction projects in the works.
Sheet Metal Workers Local 104’s Joint Apprenticeship Training Center in Santa Clara recently hosted a tour by a delegation of pharmaceutical industry executives and California labor leaders from PILMA.