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 →

Convention Center Hotel changing Downtown Cleveland’s skyline

Despite the cold winter weather, construction continues on the newest landmark set to adorn the Cleveland skyline. The 32-story Convention Center Hotel, to be operated by Hilton Worldwide, will connect the Cleveland Convention Center and the Global Center for Health Innovation to form a hub for downtown Cleveland and residents. The hotel is[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades Light Up Cleveland for Winterfest

Every year, the members of IBEW Local 38 volunteer their time and services to help light up downtown Cleveland for Winterfest, the city’s holiday kickoff celebration. The following story – ‘Volunteer work by IBEW Local 38 makes Winterfest Shine’ – was published in the November 2014 edition of The Labor Citizen: CLEVELAND[…] Read More →

Let’s all take a moment to talk about drug addiction

The following message was published by Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council Chairman David J. Wondolowski in “The Labor Citizen” on September 15, 2014… Greetings to all of my Brothers and Sisters in the Building Trades movement. I hope all of you are enjoying a prosperous construction season. You may recall reading an[…] Read More →

2014 Election – CBCTC Endorsed Candidates

The following candidates have received an endorsement from the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, as of Oct. 7. Members are encouraged to cast a vote for these individuals who support area labor trades and related issues of importance. Congress David Joyce (R) — 14th District Jim Renacci (R) – 16th[…] Read More →

New committee works to attract more women to construction trades

A new committee of tradeswomen hopes to break down some common stereotypes and convince more women to consider career opportunities in the construction trades during an informational meeting at the end of the month. The newly formed Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Tradeswomen Committee is sponsoring its first event[…] Read More →

Why it’s important to you and our region to vote for Issue 7 on May 6

The following message was published by Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council Chairman David J. Wondolowski in “The Labor Citizen” on April 14, 2014… I urge all Cuyahoga County voters to support the May 6 renewal of the small but beneficial tax on alcohol and tobacco. Any fair review of this small[…] Read More →

Keep it simple: ‘Sin tax’ renewal will create jobs

The following message was published by Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council Chairman David J. Wondolowski in “The Labor Citizen” on March 17, 2014… Having the ability to share an important message with so many members of assorted labor trades is one of the primary reasons we created The Labor Citizen. Similarly, I[…] Read More →

Holiday wishes and hopes for a better 2014

The following message was published by Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council Chairman David J. Wondolowski in “The Labor Citizen” on December 16, 2013… I’d like to share a few quick thoughts as we approach the Holiday Season and then prepare to welcome in 2014. For starters, on behalf of the entire[…] Read More →

Weekend work for a worthy cause: Amanda Berry house

The following story – “Weekend work for a worthy cause: IBEW 38 electricians help rehab duplex for Amanda Berry” – was published in the October 2013 edition The Labor Citizen… About 20 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 38 have been working in their spare time to help renovate the[…] Read More →