Tag Archives: Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council

Tradeswomen Host Successful Networking Event

An Oct. 18 networking event brought together more than 50 tradeswomen to encourage open discussion about the work they perform.  The special event offered tradeswomen, who are members of various unions affiliated with the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, the opportunity to get together away from jobsites and get[…] Read More →

Another Record Crowd at Cleveland Apprenticeship Fair

For the second year in a row, the October Cleveland Building Trades Apprenticeship Fair set an attendance record.  Open to the public, the Apprenticeship Fair drew more than 340 people, eclipsing the record of 300 set at last year’s event. The record crowd was a diverse group, that included a[…] Read More →

No Referendum on H.B. 6

The group hoping to force a referendum vote on House Bill 6 failed to gather enough signatures by the Oct. 21 deadline and also lost a key court battle in their quest to overturn the jobs-saving piece of legislation.  By failing to submit at least 265,774 valid signatures to the[…] Read More →

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Celebrates Grand Opening

Thousands of people flocked to downtown Cleveland, as the public was invited to attend the free grand opening for Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, which provided attendees the ability to view the $185 million in renovation work completed by highly skilled and highly trained building trades members. During the ribbon cutting ceremony,[…] Read More →

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Project Met or Exceed All Community Benefit Agreement Goals

The Cleveland Cavaliers were true to their word and made sure the project to transform Quicken Loans Arena into Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse provided jobs for Clevelanders and Cuyahoga County residents. Working in conjunction with the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council and their signatory contractors, the Cavaliers announced they either[…] Read More →

Fannie Lewis Law Ruled Unconstitutional By State High Court

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled a law designed to employ Clevelanders on public Cleveland construction projects was unconstitutional. On Sept. 24, the state’s highest court ruled 4-3 and reversed ruling by lower courts that Ohio could enforce H.B. 180, a law created to invalidate local ordinances like Cleveland’s Fannie M.[…] Read More →

2019 Endorsed Candidates

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 Oct. 2. Affiliated members and others who support the Cleveland Building Trades are encouraged to vote for these candidates, who support the area’s[…] Read More →

Apprenticeship Career Fair Scheduled for Oct. 29

The Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, along with the tradeswomen committee, has scheduled an apprenticeship fair for late October. On Oct. 29, a free apprenticeship career fair that is open to the public will take place at the Pipefitters Local 120 Hall, located at 6305 Halle Dr. in Cleveland,[…] Read More →

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 →