Tag Archives: Cuyahoga Community College

New Building Trades Video Promotes Diversity

A new video highlights the ongoing efforts of the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council to create a diversified construction workforce. Through community outreach, the region’s Building Trades have worked to recruit a diverse workforce that reflects the racial, ethnic and gender make-up of the people of Cleveland and their[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades Celebrate National Apprentice Week

The Cleveland Building Trades celebrated National Apprentice Week with students in pre-apprenticeship programs at an event held at Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 Union Hall and Training Center. Students from Max Hayes Vocational High School, Cuyahoga Community College and the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center met with members of various trades,[…] Read More →

Cleveland Event Focuses on Safer Construction Jobsites

Stories of construction accidents helped give a humanizing touch to the data-driven discussions during Cleveland Construction Safety Day, held on February 17. Put on in part by the Construction Employers Association, this event was just one example of the construction industry’s continued push to create a safer workplace for all area[…] Read More →

New Agreement Aids Sheet Metal Apprentices in Earning Associate’s Degree

The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association and the Ohio Board of Regents have reached an agreement geared toward helping apprentices earn their associates degree. The agreement means individuals working as union apprentices can now earn up to 60 percent of the credits they need to graduate with an associate’s degree[…] Read More →