By Sherie Winston
Robert A. Georgine, president
of the Building and Construction Trades Dept. of the AFL-CIO said
he will resign effective April 15.
The surprise announcement on
Jan. 19 was made at a meeting of the BCTD's 15 general presidents
in Palm Springs, Ca. Edward C. Sullivan, general president of
the elevator constructors union, was elected to fill out the remainder
of Georgine's term which expires in August. Joseph Maloney, executive
director of the BCTD's Canadian office, was elected to serve as
Georgine, 67, began his construction career as a helper in the ironworkers union. He went on to become the elected business agent of Local 74 in Chicago. He later served as president of the lathers union.