“Construction Past and Present – and How We Build Forward Better in Pennsylvania” Resource Page

On September 27, 2023, the Keystone Research Center released “Construction Past and Present – And How We Build Forward in Pennsylvania” a Pennsylvania-focused report based on a book sparked by Keystone Research Center’s project the “Future of Work” entitled The Way We Build: Restoring Dignity to Construction Work written by Mark Erlich, a former Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the New England Regional Council of Carpenters who is currently a Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Center for Labor and A Just Economy.

The Report

The Press Release

RELEASE: Report Details Erosion of Pennsylvania Construction Industry Job Quality and Proposes Path Forward

The Recorded Webinar

Press Clips

Pennsylvania Capital-Star | It’s Time to Restore Dignity to Construction Work | 10/3/23

Lehigh Valley Live | Quality of Pa.’s construction jobs deteriorating. Why it’s happening and how to fix it | 10/7/23