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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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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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