Tag Archives: Dave Wondolowski

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 →

Top Cleveland area tradesmen and tradeswomen honored with Craftsmanship Awards

Roughly 200 people, including some of the area’s top journeymen, apprentices and contractors, attended the Craftsmanship Awards Ceremony on March 28, held at Windows on the River in Cleveland. A partnership between the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council and the Construction Employers Association, the ceremony honored the top industry[…] Read More →

Multiemployer pension plan fix must happen this year

The Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council hosted the “lunch and learn” event on Feb. 27 to hear updates on efforts by Congress to solve problems related to failing multiemployer pension plans. More than 70 building trades leaders and signatory contractors gathered last month at Laborers Local 310 Hall to[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades praised during Church + State groundbreaking ceremony

Developers praised the efforts of the Cleveland Building Trades during a groundbreaking ceremony held for one of the area’s most highly anticipated projects of 2019. Thanks to the efforts of Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski, the $60 million Church + State Project received vital financing,[…] Read More →

Topping off ceremony keeps Q Transformation Project on schedule

On Jan. 16, a ceremonial topping off ceremony was held to commemorate the last piece of structural steel installed on the project to modernize the 25-year old publicly-owned Quicken Loans Arena. “This topping off is a great milestone for this important project. Our investment in ‘The Q’ is an investment[…] Read More →

Wondolowski: 2019 work outlook nearly as strong as 2018

For members of the Cleveland Building Trades, 2018 was a busy year and affiliated members should expect 2019 to be nearly as busy. According to Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary Dave Wondolowski, 2018 was a better year than his affiliated unions initially expected, as work hours were[…] Read More →

Cleveland Building Trades Council hosts December networking event

The Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council hosted a year-end networking events to cap off what turned out to be a busier than expected year. The event, which was held on Dec. 12 at the Pipefitters Local 120 Union Hall, helped spread a bit of holiday cheer. Cleveland Building Trades[…] Read More →

Wondolowski discusses 2019 political course of action on America’s Work Force Radio

On Dec. 11, Dave Wondolowski, Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary, discussed what the building trades will do following the 2018 midterm elections, on his monthly America’s Work Force Radio appearance. Despite Republican control of Ohio, which includes Ohio’s statewide elected offices and a super majority in both[…] 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 →