Monthly Archives: September 2015

Former Sheet Metal Training Coordinator Leads Max Hayes Construction Education

Since his retirement as the Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 Training Coordinator and Instructor, John Nesta has not been able to stay away from teaching. When he was leaving his position with Local 33, Nesta recalled one tradesmen who specifically came back to say thank you for giving him the skills[…] Read More →

New Cleveland Vocational High School Includes Pre-apprentice Program

The new Max S. Hayes Career and Technical High School in Cleveland has opened to rave reviews. Inside this state-of-the-art facility, the students in the construction trades curriculum will directly benefit from an agreement signed between the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council (CBCTC), the City of Cleveland and the[…] Read More →

Local 120 Apprentices Recognized at UA International Competition

Two apprentices from Pipefitters Local 120 participated in the 2015 UA International Apprentice Competition, where each won a “Best of” award. Pipefitter Jim Primozic and Sprinklerfitter Brian Price did not claim the most coveted award at the International contest, but each was recognized for their hard work and effort. The[…] Read More →

Construction Leaders Promote PLA Use

Project Labor Agreements make good business sense. That was the message delivered by Dave Wondolowski, Executive Secretary of the Cleveland Building Trades, and Matthew A. Szollosi, Executive Director of ACT Ohio, to readers of The Plain Dealer, as both co-authored an article discussing the important benefits of PLAs for[…] Read More →

Three Area BAC Apprentices Vying for National Title

Cleveland’s own Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 5 will be well represented by three apprentices at the 2015 BAC/IMI International Apprentice Contest held in Bowie, Md. this month. After battling their way through local, state and regional competitions, Dan Aller, Giovanni DiPaola and Jaymes Sanford are preparing to show off their[…] Read More →

Labor Day in Greater Cleveland

Every year, Americans pause from their normal work schedule and take a day off on the first Monday in September to celebrate Labor Day. The holiday, which dates back to 1894, was created because of the sacrifice made by union members who suffered from poor pay, child labor, and terrible[…] Read More →