Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tonight – Join the Tradeswomen Committee for Career Night

Following a successful first event and recent publicity by the local media, the Tradeswomen Committee’s Career Night is expected to draw an even larger crowd than originally expected. There is still time to attend the event, which occurs tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 6 -7:30 pm. Career Night is designed[…] Read More →

Renovation work at Progressive Field now under PLA

The Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council has successfully negotiated a Project Labor Agreement for the major stadium renovation project underway at Progressive Field. While the union construction trades in Cleveland have had a positive relationship with the Cleveland Indians and the county-owned stadium, this is the first time a[…] Read More →

New Agreement Aids Sheet Metal Apprentices in Earning Associate’s Degree

The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association and the Ohio Board of Regents have reached an agreement geared toward helping apprentices earn their associates degree. The agreement means individuals working as union apprentices can now earn up to 60 percent of the credits they need to graduate with an associate’s degree[…] Read More →

Women in Construction Open House, February 24

After hosting a successful event in the fall, the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Tradeswomen Committee is once again looking to offer local women a chance to learn about careers within the building trades. The Tradeswomen Committee and their partners are sponsoring an informational event on Tuesday, February 24, 2015,[…] Read More →