National Safety Awards Presented to Ohio Unions And Companies

Congratulations to the following unions and companies for winning the prestigious Zero Injury Safety Award from the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee. Ohio Building Trades members make safety a priority on our jobs and we are proud that so many of our members are being recognized for their outstanding safety records.   Gold Star 1,000,000+

By |2020-10-28T09:57:16-04:00October 28th, 2020|Construction, News, Safety|

OSBCTC Opposes DOL’s Proposed Classification Rule Change

Department of Labor Comment Proposed Rulemaking on Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 1235-AA34 Oct. 26. 2020, Matthew Szollosi As Executive Director for the Affiliated Construction Trades Ohio Foundation (“ACT Ohio”) and on behalf of the nearly 100,000 Ohio Building and Construction Tradespeople we represent, I urge the

By |2020-10-27T17:05:19-04:00October 27th, 2020|Construction, Department of Labor, News|

Joe Biden Has Our Backs

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

By |2020-10-06T09:30:21-04:00October 6th, 2020|Endorsement, Joe Biden, News|

Ohio State Building Trades Endorses Joe Biden

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

By |2020-10-06T09:27:43-04:00August 30th, 2020|Endorsement, Joe Biden, News|

Statement on the Death of George Floyd

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

By |2020-06-03T18:10:36-04:00June 3rd, 2020|News|

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

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

By |2020-05-04T08:53:00-04:00May 4th, 2020|Construction, COVID-19|


Solidarity is a familiar word to union workers. We have always known that we are stronger if we stand together than if we try to struggle through on our own. That is why unions have been at the forefront of those who have taken it upon themselves to help others during the coronavirus crisis. All

By |2020-04-23T13:38:50-04:00April 16th, 2020|Construction, COVID-19|

Help For Workers Affected By COVID-19

We are going through events that the world has never experienced before. COVID-19 has disrupted our lives and our jobs. The positive side of all this is that we are going through this together. It is our strength in the face of adversity that will see us through and make us stronger. If you are

By |2020-03-17T13:49:15-04:00March 17th, 2020|COVID-19, News|

Ohio State Building Trades Members/Partners Win Safety Awards

Ohio State Building Trades' members and partners are serious about safety and have the awards to prove it. The Zero Injury Safety Award presented by the National Maintenance Agreement Policy Committee is the most prestigious safety award in the construction industry. Our members and partners proudly won the following awards at their banquet in Washington,

By |2020-02-05T10:30:30-05:00October 25th, 2019|Construction, Safety|
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