Local 8 Member Gives Back to Community for Holidays

A perfect example of getting into the holiday spirit by giving back to our community was displayed by one of Toledo Construction’s own members this past weekend, as […]

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Toledo Apprentice Places Second in National Competition

The Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades are dedicated to providing our apprentices with only the very best, up-to-date training so that they are the most qualified professionals […]

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University of Toledo Construction Spotlight

The University of Toledo Athletics recently recognized the Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades with a video presentation during halftime of the Rockets football game against Eastern Michigan University on Nov. 2nd. The highly-skilled members of our 17 trade unions were lauded for their years of campus construction and renovations, with recent projects including the Doermann […]

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We Are The Toledo Northwest Ohio Construction Industry

We built this community and are working hard to make it even better through our current construction projects. The impact of the seventeen local unions  that comprise the Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades is evident by the many commercial, industrial, bio-tech, governmental, educational and sports and leisure facilities that adorn the cityscapes of Northwest Ohio. Bowling […]

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Community Minded

We Support Our Local Communities

Our members work and live within Northwest Ohio, so we care deeply about our community and fellow residents. We live in your neighborhoods and attend your churches. We shop at local stores and donate our time and resources local charities. We serve as mentors in not-for-profit youth programs and support and coach our children’s sports teams right alongside […]

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We Defend and Protect Our Construction Industry Professionals

We support laws and mandates that strengthen community standards and safety. Prevailing Wage Prevailing Wage laws require construction contractors who work on publicly funded projects to pay construction workers at least the prevailing wages and benefits in the area in which they are working. So-Called Right to Work On its surface, “So-Called Right to Work” […]

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Toledo Elects Union-Friendly Mayor, Invests in Future

The Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades would like to congratulate Mayor-Elect D. Michael Collins on his overwhelming victory over Mayor Mike Bell in this week’s crucial election. Collins, a retired Toledo police officer and former president of the police patrolmen’s union, credited support from Toledo’s unions for his win during his victory speech Tuesday night. “There […]

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BGSU Community Project of the Game

The Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades were recently honored with the “Community Project of the Game” designation by Bowling Green State University Athletics. A video recognizing our work on the Stroh Center, a 4,700-seat multi-purpose arena on the BGSU campus, played during the halftime celebration of the Oct. 26 football game between the BGSU Falcons and […]

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Toledo Construction Members Highlighted by WTOL TV

The community outreach efforts of two hardworking members of the Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades were recently highlighted in videos shot by Toledo News Now (WTOL News 11). IBEW Local 8‘s Ed Rodriguez, a professional electrician for 32 years, spends his free time bettering his local community in various ways. […]

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We are this Community!

The members of the Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades work and live in Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Hancock, Williams, Ottawa and Defiance Counties, so we care deeply about our community and fellow residents. Our impact on the community is evident through hundreds of volunteer construction work hours in addition to the many buildings and structures that adorn […]

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