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Kolebuck Kids Humanitarian Project

Members of the Northwest Ohio Building Trades partnered with Feet on the Street, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Toledo Police Department to help two children recover from a horrific, life-changing situation. In August 2016, the Toledo community learned about a murder-suicide, which took the life of a Toledo emergency dispatcher and left her three […]

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Toledo PLA Ordinance

Toledo Passes PLA Ordinance

With the support of the Mayor, Toledo City Council approved legislation yesterday authorizing Project Labor Agreements to be implemented on all major city-funded construction projects. Approved by a 9-2 vote, ordinance 200-16 states all city-funded construction contracts valued at $100,000 or more are subject to a PLA negotiated by the Northwest Ohio Building and Construction […]

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Northwest Building Trades Launch National Recruitment Campaign for 2016 Projects

The Northwest Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council launched the first phase of an aggressive nationwide recruitment campaign geared to bring traveling union tradesmen and tradeswomen to Toledo for the 2016 construction season. Visitors to www.greatworkgreatlife.com can learn about the benefits Northwest Ohio has to offer traveling skilled construction and why the region is such […]

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Toledo Construction Trades Volunteer to Open Toledo City Pools

Thanks to the contributions of several Toledo area building and construction trades, the residents of Toledo will be able to beat the heat this summer at six different city pools. The City of Toledo did not include funding of the city pools in this year’s budget, instead relying on donations from the community to open […]

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Wilson Pool in North Toledo

Wilson Pool to open thanks to volunteer work by local unions

Funding shortages had threatened to keep Wilson Pool and Jamie Farr Pool closed this summer, but members of Laborers Local 500 and the United Association (Plumbers and Steamfitters) Local 50 volunteered their services so the pools will be ready for summer.

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