Tag Archives: Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council

Judge rules Ohio can purge voter rolls

On Sept. 4, a federal court blocked a request by the Ohio Democratic Party to stop the removal of roughly 235,000 Ohio voters from the state voter roll. U.S. District Court Judge James Graham said the Ohio Democratic Party did not provide enough evidence to support its claims there are[…] Read More →

Laborers’ Local 310A reclaims Cleveland Building Trades Softball Tournament Title

A mid-game rally by the Laborers’ Local 310A softball team was enough for them to reclaim the championship trophy at the 38th annual Cleveland Building Trades Softball Tournament. The three-day tournament kicked off on Aug. 29 at James Day Park in Parma. The annual tournament featured two brackets consisting of[…] Read More →

Wondolowski: IRAPs will harm the union construction industry

Dave Wondolowoski, Executive Secretary of the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, made his monthly appearance on America’s Work Force Radio on Aug. 13 to warn about the dangers of Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, called IRAPs. Wondolowski and AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc talk about the creation of IRAPs, which will[…] Read More →

Wondolowski: Ohioans need to elect politicians who support the building trades

Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowoski joined America’s Work Force Radio on July 9 to talk about the need to elect leaders who support the building trades and their issues. Wondolowski and AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc discussed the situation in Tennessee, which has been a[…] Read More →

HB 6 deadline passes without a decision

Ohio legislators failed to meet a June deadline to pass House Bill 6 – legislation designed to keep Ohio’s two nuclear power plants open. The June 30 deadline was set by FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., who hoped legislators would decide to subsidize the operation of the[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades leaders urge senate to save Ohio nuclear power plants

Leaders from Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council affiliated Local Unions urged the state Senate to support House Bill 6, legislation designed to save the state’s two nuclear power plants. During a June 18 rally in Cleveland, Laborers’ Local 310 Business Manager Terry Joyce, IBEW Local 673 Business Manager Dave[…] Read More →

CBCTC Fundraiser Promotes Networking

The annual Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Golf Outing Dinner gave construction industry and community leaders the opportunity to network in early June. Held at the Pipefitters Local 120 Union Hall on the evening of June 6, union leaders, contractors, vendors and other attendees gathered for conversation about industry[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades Partner with Tall Ships Event

The tall ships are coming back to Cleveland in July and the Cleveland Building Trades are teaming up with this four-day waterfront festival. The Tall Ships Challenge, which takes place from July 11 through July 14, will cap off Cleveland’s Major League Baseball All-Star week. The event begins with a[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades Members demonstrate outside Cleveland area Menards

An estimated 250 affiliated members of the Cleveland Building Trades demonstrated outside a new area Menards store, informing the public about the home improvement chain’s refusal to allow local union contractors to work on the project. The demonstration, which was organized by the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, was[…] Read More →

Groundbreaking for new MetroHealth Hospital

The MetroHealth System held a groundbreaking ceremony on April 15 for a new 11-floor, 270-room hospital on its West 25th Street main campus. According to Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski, the project, which is being constructed under a Project Labor Agreement, will create more than[…] Read More →