Free webinar explores new NLRB, union organizer means of muscling employers

Sources: CP staff; National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

A June 30 presentation, “The NLRB Is Changing the Workplace. Are You Prepared?,” will spotlight recent National Labor Relations Board decisions impacting union and nonunion companies. A partner in the Macon, Ga., office of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, attorney Jeff Thompson will focus on rule or procedure changes that allow unions to be quickly and easily elected as bargaining unit representatives, and require release of employees’ personal information to union organizers, potentially undermining employer due process rights.

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35-story wood building concept frames urban competition proposal

Sources: CP staff; Michael Green Architecture, Vancouver, B.C.

In an announcement lacking detail on structural member dimensions, integrity, combustibility characteristics, sourcing, and code feasibility, an architect and developer team has proposed a project harboring what would be the world’s tallest wood-framed building. The 35-story structure is envisioned as the centerpiece of Baobab, to be reviewed with other project concepts in the Réinventer Paris competition.

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