Monthly Archives: November 2018

Carpenters protest wage theft

Members of the Indiana-Kentucky-Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters made their voices heard, as they staged a protest event to highlight apparent wage theft against non-union carpenters working on three projects, including the Halle Building project. An estimated 40 members of the IKORCC alerted the public to the plight of 17[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 members create festive atmosphere in Cleveland Public Square

More than 80 members of IBEW Local 38 donated their time and talent to help decorate Cleveland Public Square for the holidays. On Nov. 3, a dry and windy day with temperatures in the mid-40s, the Christmas spirit was in the air as 83 members of Local 38 decorated trees,[…] Read More →

Wondolowski discusses 2018 midterm election results

Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski discussed the results of the 2018 midterm elections during his monthly appearance on America’s Work Force Radio. Wondolowski, who also serves on the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, told AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc Cuyahoga County experienced a 54 percent[…] Read More →

Ohio Senate includes a “Building Trades Majority”

On what was billed as a potentially unpredictable election night, the major political races in Ohio played out as many prognosticators predicted. Ohio Republicans swept races for statewide offices, while legislative candidates endorsed by the building trades performed well. The building trades retained their majority in the State Senate, as[…] Read More →

SMW Local 33 signatory contractor named SMACNA Contractor of the Year

The sheet metal national contractor’s association gave a prestigious honor to a Cleveland-based signatory contractor. During the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) 75th Annual Convention, Tom Martin, President of T.H. Martin, Inc. was recognized as the association’s 2018 Contractor of the Year. “It was an honor[…] Read More →