Local Students Use Career Tech to Build Future With Career Tech Courses
By Bri'on Whiteside, Toledo Blade
Whitmer High School graduate Clarissa Shepherd thought about attending college but decided to take a detour by going into the construction industry instead.
Miss Shepherd, 18, pursued a carpenter apprenticeship at Lathrop Construction. She said she is no stranger to the work, as her...
CEA's Response to Ohio Supreme Court's Ruling on Local Hiring
Unanimously Adopted by CEA’s Board of Directors
September 25, 2019...
Apprenticeship Career Fair Scheduled for Oct. 29
Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council
The Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, along with the tradeswomen committee, has scheduled an apprenticeship fair for late October.
On Oct. 29, a free apprenticeship career fair that is open to the public will take place at the Pipefitters Local 120 Hall, located at...
WORK NOW2: Refining Construction Talent for a Robust Workforce
By Montrie Rucker Adams, APR
The Urban League of Greater Cleveland (ULGC) conference room was abuzz with chatter as supporters awaited the arrival of eleven men who completed the League’s WORK NOW2 program, in partnership with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) and the Construction Employers Association (CEA)....
How to Spark a Craft Workforce Revolution
By Rachel Burris, Construction Business Owner
There are several steps that the industry can take to transform the U.S. workforce, and the first of these is to establish and strengthen career awareness and education opportunities. The construction industry rallying behind a public-awareness campaign has the potential to change parents...
TAUC Responds to DOL Apprenticeship Proposal
From The Construction User Magazine - Summer 2019
On June 25, The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) designed to encourage the creation of new apprentice training programs across a wide variety of industry sectors. These programs are known as Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, or IRAPs...
US Construction Wage Tops $30 an Hour as Employment Soars
This article was wrttien by the staff of Global Construction Review
Earnings for US construction workers now outstrip the private sector average as contractors face what’s being called one of the tightest labour markets they’ve ever experienced. The situation has led a contractors’ group there to slam an...
A Celebration of Northeast Ohio’s Construction Excellence
By Bob Sandrick, Crain's
More than 400 builders, craftsmen and apprentices attended the inaugural Building Excellence and Craftsmanship Awards to celebrate the construction industry and its role in Northeast Ohio.
Tim Linville, CEO of the Construction Employers Association, said the awards, held March 28 at Windows on...
Latino Construction Program Preps Workers to Meet Demand
Crain's Cleveland Business' government reporter, Jay Miller.
A tightening labor market for construction workers, building plans on MetroHealth's main campus on the West Side and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's push to have the diversity of the city's population reflected in its employment are the forces behind a...