July 8, 2018
ABC 7 Chicago and the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Labor Management Committee teamed up for BUILT TO LAST, an informative series of half-hour specials exploring the skill, training and artistry of trade union members and contractors. The series of specials highlights the projects they’ve worked on and the people whose lives they have touched. BUILT TO LAST Season Five features 12 episodes hosted by Monica Pedersen, Mark Nilsson and Rob North. Built to Last is an Emmy nominated series.
Highly trained members of the skilled labor force have always played an important role in economic development throughout the United States and have made significant contributions to communities across Chicago and the suburbs. Season Five examines how the use of skilled union labor ensures quality and safety while interweaving profiles of some of the talented people who comprise the members of America’s Labor Unions with real life stories of the people they’ve helped.
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