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Ohio State Building Trades Encourages Local Hiring

By |2021-02-19T16:13:18-05:00February 19th, 2021|Building Trades, Hire Local|

The Ohio State Building Trades is very concerned about a growing trend across the country for industries to contract with non-signatory out-of-town contractors for turnarounds and other large projects. We have seen this alarming trend most recently in both Toledo and Lima as well as other parts of the country. In many cases, multiple generations

Marty Walsh Chosen To Be Labor Secretary

By |2021-01-18T15:31:48-05:00January 7th, 2021|Building Trades, Department of Labor, Joe Biden, Marty Walsh|

The Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council is very excited that Marty Walsh has been chosen to be the new US Labor Secretary. Walsh is a member of LiUNA Local 223 in Boston and headed the Boston Building & Construction Trades Council prior to being elected Mayor of Boston in 2013. Walsh also served

Labor Leaders Elected To Ohio Legislature

By |2021-01-18T15:35:18-05:00January 4th, 2021|Building Trades, Ohio Legislature|

Two new members of the Ohio Legislature have background in the skilled construction trades. The Ohio State Building Trades congratulations Mark Johnson for being elected to represent House District 92 and Dan Troy to represent House District 60. Mark Johnson is the Business Manager for the Tri-State Building and Construction Trades Council. He is also

Construction Apprenticeship Training in Ohio – 2020 Registration Data

By |2021-01-18T15:36:12-05:00November 30th, 2020|Apprenticeship, News|

The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services' ApprenticeOhio program provided the following information on registered construction apprentices in the state of Ohio (as of 11/24/2020): Total Ohio Registered Apprentices in Construction: 13,185 Total Ohio Registered Apprentices in Joint Labor-Management (Building Trades) Programs: 10,424 (79% of total) Total Ohio Registered Apprentices in Non-Joint (Independent) Programs:

Joe Biden Has Our Backs

By |2021-01-18T15:45:35-05:00October 6th, 2020|Endorsement, Joe Biden, News|

The Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council endorses Joe Biden for President because he supports the Building Trades, our issues and our jobs. Infrastructure – Joe Biden’s 1.3 trillion dollar “Build Back Better” plan promotes projects to be built by the Building Trades with USA materials. Energy, Including Green Energy – Joe Biden has

Ohio State Building Trades Announces Endorsements

By |2021-01-18T15:46:15-05:00September 24th, 2020|Construction, Endorsement, News|

The Ohio State Building Trades supports candidates who support our workers. The following candidates have shown a commitment to the union construction industry and have received our endorsement. We encourage you to vote for them, regardless of political affiliation.    

Ohio State Building Trades Endorses Joe Biden

By |2021-01-18T15:48:39-05:00August 30th, 2020|Endorsement, Joe Biden, News|

The Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council is proud to endorse Joe Biden for President. This endorsement decision was based on our Executive Board’s continued commitment to evaluating the candidates on their stance on the core issues that affect our members and making the recommendation that reflects this information. The past performance of the

Statement on the Death of George Floyd

By |2021-01-18T15:50:38-05:00June 3rd, 2020|News|

Statement from the Ohio State Building & Construction Trades Council and the Affiliated Construction Trades Ohio Foundation June 3, 2020 The members of the Ohio State Building & Construction Trades Council and the Affiliated Construction Trades Ohio Foundation are horrified by the tragic and senseless death of George Floyd. We grieve with those who are

Ohio’s Building Trades Provide A Model For Other Industries To Safely Reopen

By |2021-01-18T15:51:27-05:00May 4th, 2020|Construction, COVID-19|

Friday, May 1, 2020 Ohio 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force Testimony of Michael Knisley Executive Secretary-Treasurer Ohio State Building & Construction Trades Council Thank you, Chairman Zeltwanger, Speaker Householder, and the members of this task force for your work setting Ohio on the path towards economic recovery. I’m Mike Knisley, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Ohio

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