By Mark Erlich in CommonWealth

Jim Ansara, the founder of Shawmut Design & Construction in Boston, is working as the director of construction for Partners In Health. A staunchly pro-union employer, Ansara is using his connections back home to recruit dozens of skilled volunteers from Boston-area building trades unions to help a large local workforce of local Haitians.

http://www.commonwealthmagazine.org/Voices/The-Long-View/2012/Spring/001-The-Haiti-Boston-connection.aspx