Ontario Government Funds Initiatives for Tradeswomen and Safety

 

The Ontario government will provide CA$37 million in funding to increase job training, with CA$450,000 dedicated to the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council to support women in the trades and health and safety training.

 

Biden Fires Union-Busting NLRB Lawyer, Names Pro-Worker Champion as Chair

 

President Joe Biden swiftly began to make good on his promises to American workers on Wednesday by demanding the resignation of the fiercely anti-union attorney for the National Labor Relations Board, then firing him when he refused.

 

Denver Local Renovates Home for Special Needs Family

 

When the Gines family had to move out of their home because of its dilapidated state, they weren’t expecting to get a renovation out of it, but thanks to Denver Local 68 members and others in the Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council, that’s just what happened.

 

Ohio Local Helps NFL, Hall of Fame, Celebrate 100 Years of Professional Football

 

Members of Canton, Ohio, Local 540 recently completed work on a new outdoor venue downtown that was specially built to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Football League. It’s the latest of several major projects that are likely to bring steady work for the local and its members as the city continues to capitalize on its role as the birthplace of the league and home of its Pro Football Hall of Fame.

 

Expanding Opportunities in Fast-Growing Solar Field

 

Leaders at St. Louis Local 1 are doing their part to make sure the IBEW plays a big role in the booming growth of solar energy in their region. The local recently assumed a leadership role in an innovative pilot program designed to help city leaders identify and recruit men and women into the electrical field, especially those from often untapped communities.

 

Veterans Program Graduates First Online Pre-Apprentice

 

This past October, U.S. Army veteran Raul Gutierrez became the first person to finish his pre-apprenticeship program completely online.

 

Long Island IBEW Members Power New Navy SEAL Museum

When members of Long Island, N.Y., Local 25 learned of a museum being built to honor a local Navy SEAL hero, they were all in.