PRIDE of St. Louis is a voluntary labor-management organization that is dedicated to peace in the construction industry. Approximately 70 representatives of organized labor, general contractors, trade organizations, the design community and Owners attended the meeting designed to facilitate discussions on issues that plague the construction industry in St. Louis.

PRIDE, which stands for Productivity and Responsibility Increase Development and Employment, has been the leading force in sustaining the growth of the St. Louis construction industry, which employs more than 60,000 people and contributes $2.5 billion to the local economy annually. Established in 1972, PRIDE has worked to maintain harmony and build cooperation among St. Louis area AFL-CIO construction craft workers, contractors, construction buyers, architects, engineers and suppliers. The organization promotes construction productivity, cost-effective construction, safe job sites, and work force training and development.

Landmark’s Brad Hornburg facilitates PRIDE’s Summit Meeting