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Survey says more Americans believe college not worth the cost

A September Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey shows more Americans believe a four-year college degree is not worth the cost. The poll revealed 47 percent of those surveyed do not believe a bachelor’s degree will lead to a good job and higher lifetime earnings, while 49 percent believed earning a four-year college degree will lead […]

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Toledo Insulator Apprentice Competes In International Competition

A fifth-year Insulator apprentice from Local 45 Toledo has the skills and knowledge to be ranked among the best in North America. Brandon Shammo recently competed in the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Master Apprentice Competition in Toronto from June 25 through June 30. The MAC featured 10 of the […]

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Rowan University Offering Construction Management Scholarship

Rowan University is offering members of the Northwest Ohio Building and Construction Trades the opportunity to receive a scholarship for their online Bachelor of Arts in Construction Management course. Journeymen and apprentices affiliated with North America’s Building Trades Union, including NWOBT members, are encouraged to sign-up for the NABTU Governing Board of Presidents Scholarships. Rowan […]

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Local Officials Visit Training Centers

Government officials from several Wood county agencies toured the training centers of several affiliated members of the Northwest Ohio Building and Construction Trade Council. Representatives from the Department of Ohio Jobs and Family Services of Wood County, the Wood County Economic Development Department and the Wood County Commissioners and staff toured four building trades centers. […]

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Toledo Area UA Apprentices Earn State Titles

Five individuals earned the right to be called the next generation of great plumbers, sprinklerfitters, pipefitters, welders and HVAC-R service mechanics by taking home the title of State Champion in the 2015 UA State Apprenticeship Competition, held from April 21-23 at  UA Local 50’s Piping Industry Training Center. Defending Local 50’s home turf, Don Andrysek […]

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UA Local 50/Piping Industry Event Showcases Commitment to Quality Training

The Toledo area’s Piping Industry Training Center was filled with hundreds of guests yesterday as the Northwest Ohio Piping Industry/UA Local 50 hosted an Industry Day open house to coincide with the 2015 UA State Apprenticeship Competition. Highlighting the Piping Industry/Local 50’s renowned apprenticeship program and state-of-the-art, 45,000-square-foot training facility in Northwood, Industry Day was […]

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State Senator honors 3 UA Local 50 apprentices for championship skills

Ohio State Senator Randy Gardner (R-2nd) celebrated the amazing accomplishments of three apprentices from Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 50 who each took a first place honor at this year’s Ohio State Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest. Senator Gardner presented proclamations to the three members of the United Association of Plumbers, Steamfitters and Service Mechanics Local 50 […]

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IUPAT Video Showcases Benefits of Union Career

As any member of the 18 construction trade unions affiliated with Toledo Construction can attest, the advantages of being trained by and joining a union are endless. The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades – which represents Painters and Tapers Local 7 – created a video to show what these advantages entail, from job […]

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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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