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

Building Trades Help Victims of Kentucky Tornadoes

By |2021-12-17T08:56:10-05:00December 17th, 2021|Tornado Relief|

Building Trades unions in Paducah, Kentucky are collecting donations of high-need items for those hit hardest by tornados in Western Kentucky.Paducah Building & Construction Trades Council and Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 184 have provided the following information for Ohio Building Trades people to donate to support tornado recovery:

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

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:

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

2015 National Legislative Conference

By |2021-01-18T16:15:39-05:00April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Building and Construction Trades Department's 2015 Legislative Conference April 19-22, 2015 Location: Washington Hilton and Towers 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC Save the Dates: 1. The Ohio delegates are invited to attend the AETNA 2015 NABTU Legislative Conference reception being held on Monday, April 20th, in the Piscataway Room from 4:00 PM to

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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