Author Archives: Matt Jaworski

Wondolowski: Higher voter turnout in Cuyahoga County will lead to more votes for Cordray

On his monthly appearance on America’s Work Force Radio, Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski said a higher than expected voter turnout in Cuyahoga County will benefit Rich Cordray, the Democratic Party candidate to become Ohio’s next governor. Wondolowski, who also serves on the Cuyahoga County[…] Read More →

Take some time to think, prepare for the election

By Dave Wondolowski Executive Secretary, CBCTC I hope that all of you had a safe and happy Labor Day. Our work has been non-stop and there are many more projects planned to begin over the next 24 to 36 months. When work is as good as it has been, I[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades calls for boycott of Menards stores

The Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council is calling for a local boycott of Menards stores. Building trades members are urged to avoid shopping at the home improvement chain, including online purchases. The boycott stems from the Eau Claire, Wis. based retailer using only non-union construction workers to build two[…] Read More →

A Rich Cordray vote supports a plan that includes us

Brothers and sisters, I hope that you are all enjoying a prosperous summer with all the work that we have right now. I write to you again this month, to further spread the message about our endorsed candidates for this November’s gubernatorial election. When elected, Rich Cordray and his running[…] Read More →

Kasich signs legislation to allow building trades to recruit in high schools

Ohio’s governor signed legislation designed to help educate high school students on the importance of apprenticeships. On March 30, Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 98, which amends current legislation to allow equal opportunity for representatives from colleges and universities, the armed forces, the building trades, businesses and charitable organizations[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 Volunteers Light Up Downtown For Christmas

Members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 38 volunteered their time and expertise to bring holiday cheer to thousands by lighting Cleveland’s Public Square for the Christmas season. According to Dennis Meany, IBEW Local 38 Business Manager/Financial Secretary, his members continued their yearly pre-holiday tradition by volunteering their time[…] Read More →