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Featured Local Union – IUPAT Glaziers Local 948

The members of Glaziers Local 948 are a versatile group accustomed to working in all kinds of weather to get the job done. They are trained to deal with both commercial installations and repairs throughout northwest Ohio and two counties in southeastern Michigan. One day, they can be repairing a door, a closer, or maybe […]

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ACT Ohio Executive Director Matthew A. Szollosi once again testifies against HB 394.

ACT Ohio Leader Testifies Once Again Against HB 394

For the second time in three months, the Executive Director of Affiliated Construction Trades (ACT) Ohio testified before the Ohio House of Representatives Insurance Committee, in opposition to House Bill 394 (“HB 394”). If it becomes law, the bill to reform unemployment benefits will greatly harm the construction industry by severely curtailing the amount of […]

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Undercover Seattle officer trained as drywaller, investigates abusive contractor

A Seattle contractor who obtained more than $1 million in government contracts now faces criminal charges, accused of scamming workers out of pay as part of a scheme to underbid competitors. The Seattle Post Intelligencer has the full story on the investigation that saw a Seattle police officer trained as a drywall installer, who then […]

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$850 million energy plant project commits to using union workforce

Our partners with ACT Ohio last week announced a significant project coming to the Toledo area where the developers have committed to using our skilled union workforce. Bill Martin, President of North America Project Development, LLC (NAPD) was in town to go over the details of his $850 million dollar Oregon Clean Energy Project. Powered […]

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