Building Trades

State of the Union Highlights Need for Building Trades

By |2023-02-14T10:22:56-05:00February 14th, 2023|Building Trades, Joe Biden, State of the Union|

President Biden's 2023 State of the Union address highlighted a number of programs that are instrumental to the Building Trades and are putting our members to work: "The Inflation Reduction Act is also the most significant investment ever in climate change — ever. Lowering utility bills, creating American jobs, leading the world to a clean

Thank You For An Outstanding 2021

By |2021-12-06T16:28:48-05:00December 6th, 2021|Building Trades, Construction|

As we wrap up 2021, I want to thank the men and women who have continued to go to work on construction jobsites every day throughout the ongoing pandemic. Without your dedication, this could have been a doomed year for our city and state economies. I can say that Ohio is going strong, with cranes

Now What?

By |2021-06-10T09:16:49-04:00June 10th, 2021|Apprenticeship, Building Trades, Construction|

Thousands of high school and college graduates are saying to themselves, “Now what?” Their education has not led to a career that pays well, has good benefits and is fulfilling. We encourage them to explore an apprenticeship with the Ohio State Building Trades and our fourteen member councils.  Our world-class registered apprenticeship programs train workers

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

Retired Building Trades Leaders Place Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

By |2021-01-18T16:16:40-05:00September 10th, 2014|Building Trades|

Al Segur (retired Roofer and Secretary/Treasurer of Northwest Ohio Building Trades), Ken Roach (retired Business Agent for IBEW Local 8), and Dave Kolbe (Legislative director of Iron Workers International Union).Retired Building Trades Leaders Place Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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