Monthly Archives: April 2018

Pension plans invest in Cleveland projects

Building trades pension and health and welfare funds are targeting Cleveland as a market where they can invest in a construction project, create jobs for trades members and help their funds secure a good return on their investment. The latest Cleveland area project to receive building trades pension financing is[…] Read More →

Efforts to fix Unemployment Fund will hurt building trades members

Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski was recently a guest on America’s Workforce Radio, where he spoke with host Ed “Flash” Ferenc, about Ohio’s Unemployment Compensation Fund solvency issue. Attempts were made to fix the broken system, but the proposed changes would have hurt members of[…] Read More →

Kasich signs legislation to allow building trades to recruit in high schools

Ohio’s governor signed legislation designed to help educate high school students on the importance of apprenticeships. On March 30, Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 98, which amends current legislation to allow equal opportunity for representatives from colleges and universities, the armed forces, the building trades, businesses and charitable organizations[…] Read More →

2018 May Primary CBCTC Endorsements

Candidates Endorsed by the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council The following candidates have received an endorsement from the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, as of April 9. Affiliated members and others who support the Cleveland Building Trades are encouraged to vote for these candidates, who support the area’s[…] Read More →