University Hospitals Increases Economic Impact in Ohio by $3 Billion
By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer
Heidi Gartland, vice president of government and community relations for UH, attributes the increase to the hospitals' growth, acquisitions and efforts to buy and hire locally."
Cleveland's Fannie Lewis' law Upheld by Appellate Court
By Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com
Cleveland won another legal victory on Thursday in defense of its "Fannie Lewis" law that requires contractors on big government jobs to hire local workers."
Cleveland's Outer Neighborhoods Could be the Key to the Future
The author of this story is Todd Michney, Cleveland Magazine
The key is trying to reinvent what worked in the past,” ...The same thing that attracted people 50 years ago is still here today. It’s authentic, not a facsimile of something but something that’s always existed.”
Keep Sexual Harassment Out of Your Workplace
Published by Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSDNA), December, 2017; Vol 14, Num 7
The LHSFNA encourages all employers to establish a written policy on sexual harassment that addresses prevention, reporting, investigation and consequences."
Jim Brown, Safety Hero, Passes
We are saddened by the news of the passing of Jim Brown, Safety Director at CEA for 35 years.
As you may know, Jim's construction career started with The Ruhlin Company. Starting at the bottom, Jim worked his way through numerous positions including foreman and yard superintendent,...
'Go Build' Campaign to Launches National Website
Written by Jim Parsons, ENR
Go Build America, an industry-driven, image-building program set to launch nationally in December, aims to succeed where those other initiatives have fallen short."
Civil Rights Transportation Symposium Scholarship
In celebration of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s 2nd Annual Civil Rights Transportation Symposium, (3) Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to (3) individual students currently enrolled in a post high school education focusing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related fields. The Civil Rights...
How Women Can Help Solve The Construction Labor Shortage
Article by Cameron Sperance, Bisnow Boston
Fostering female interest is only part of the equation. Having developers and general contractors who demand a diverse workforce is what is finally moving the needle and connecting more women in the trades with construction jobs."
Kyle Jones – Offering Better Alternatives
Over 20 years ago, Kyle Jones used his experience working for ColeJon (an HVAC, facilities management company his father co-founded), to launch KBJ Incorporated. KBJ’s focus is construction management, facility support services and general contracting.
Though his construction experience and journey...
Michele Crawford - Increasing the Architecture Pipeline
African-Americans who say that they work in the field of architecture and engineering are few. The Department of Labor cites that forty years ago, there were approximately 50,000 architects in the United States. Of that number, two percent, or roughly 1,000 architects were black.