Tag Archives: Women in Construction

Diverse Building Trades Workforce Safely Constructs Cleveland Hilton Hotel

The construction of the Cleveland Hilton Hotel was truly a community effort. Built under a Project Labor Agreement between the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council and Cuyahoga County, the building’s owner, the make-up of the construction crews was large and diverse. Jeffrey Appelbaum, Project Managing Consultant, told Cuyahoga County[…] Read More →

Women Discuss Working in Building Trades

They work in an industry dominated by men, but more women are proving they can have a successful career in construction. A number of women interviewed for the latest Cleveland Building Trades video are trying to change people’s minds about who can successfully work in the construction field. Released in[…] Read More →

Cleveland Tradeswomen Committee Hosts Successful Career Event

Last month, the Cleveland Tradeswomen Committee hosted another successful event geared toward bringing women into the construction trades. Combined with their previous events held in September 2014 and this past February, the Committee has now introduced nearly 90 women to potential careers in the construction industry. The initial success of the[…] Read More →

Women in Construction Careers Event Planned For May 12

To promote opportunities for women within the construction trades, the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Tradeswomen Committee will be sponsoring an informational open house event on Tuesday, May 12 in Brooklyn Heights. Following two successful, similar events dating back to September 2014, May’s event is targeted towards all women in Northeastern Ohio who want to learn[…] Read More →

Tonight – Join the Tradeswomen Committee for Career Night

Following a successful first event and recent publicity by the local media, the Tradeswomen Committee’s Career Night is expected to draw an even larger crowd than originally expected. There is still time to attend the event, which occurs tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 6 -7:30 pm. Career Night is designed[…] Read More →