Northwestern Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council
|President:||Joe Cousino, I.B.E.W. Local #8|
|Vice-President:||John Russell, Sheet Metal Workers Local #33|
|Financial Secretary-Treasurer||Lou Szabo, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local #50|
|Recording Secretary||Brian Outland, Glaziers Local # 948|
|Sergeant-at-Arms||Rick Tober, Cement Masons Local #886|
|Trustee:||Don Huss, Bricklayers Local #3|
|Trustee:||Fred Keith, Jr., Boilermakers Local #85|
|Trustee:||Phillip Copeland, Laborers Local #500|
- To coordinate and harmonize the activities and interests of the affiliated local unions.
- To promote the growth of all affiliates.
- To foster, develop, advance and promote apprenticeship training.
- To secure the adjudication of jurisdictional disputes along practical lines.
- To promote industrial peace and develop a more harmonious relationship between employers and employees.
- To aid and assist all affiliates in securing improved wages and working conditions.
- To engage in legislative activity for the promotion and protection of the interests of affiliates and their members, and to protect and advance the interests of the building and construction trades industry.
- To engage in research, legal and public relations activities for the advancement of the affiliates and their members.
The objects of this organization shall be to unite and associate together, as far as possible and practicable, all labor organizations in the building and construction industry within the territorial jurisdiction of this organization, to protect the interests of all affiliated organizations, to work in unison and to promote harmony in the building and construction industry and to preserve the respective autonomy of all affiliated organizations.
BUILDING YOUR FUTURE
It’s Your Job – How Far Can You Go? How far you go in this rapidly expanding industry depends not only on how well you prepare yourself for each job, but how well you do it. Responsibilities come early and with them, the chance to show what you can do, and the opportunity to advance toward your ultimate goal.
People come into construction in various ways. Many enter through craft apprenticeship programs and become skill trade’s people. Some start out in a contractor’s office as skilled technicians, engineers, accountants, administrative assistants or in other positions. However, advancement in all cases after entering the industry depends on the efforts of the employee and the needs of the employer.
Construction offers many different types of career paths from semi-skilled and skilled craft careers covering many types of trades, to jobs in management covering a wide scope of activities. The opportunities for advancement are virtually unlimited, regardless of where you choose to start.
Our website contains information to guide you to a career in the construction industry, which will be challenging, satisfying, and financially rewarding. If you are looking to pursue a career in the construction industry, begin by browsing Construction Careers where you'll find "A Day in the Life of a Trades Man..." which describes the various trades and where you can apply top begin a rewarding career under the Northwestern Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council.
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