Construction Issues

Project Labor AgreementsProject Labor Agreements (PLAs)

A Project Labor Agreement between an owner and local trade unions provides for the hiring of qualified construction workers and guarantees labor stability on a construction project. …Learn More.

Prevailing WagePrevailing Wage

Prevailing Wage laws require construction contractors who work on publicly funded projects to pay construction workers at least the prevailing wages and benefits in the area in which they are working. …Learn More.

Right to WorkRight to Work

On its surface, “So-Called Right to Work” laws prohibit worker security agreements between labor unions and their employers. …Learn More.

Responsible Union ContractingResponsible Contracting

Responsible contracting leads to better quality of construction services and a reduced risk of contract failure. …Learn More.

Quality Union TrainingQuality Training

Through state-of-the-art Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committees (JATC), the affiliated unions of the Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council provide quality training and upgrade training for apprentices and journeypersons. …Learn More.

Quality Union ConstructionQuality Construction

Strict regulations for the construction industry set high standards for the way things are built and who is building them, helping to ensure they are constructed properly and safely. …Learn More.

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