Could a semiconductor plant be coming to Ohio?

Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the possibility of a semiconductor plant being built in Central Ohio.

The shortage of semiconductor chips in the U.S. has hampered car production and other types of manufacturing. Hager recently attended a meeting with a company looking to potentially locate a semiconductor plant in the Columbus area. The company primarily wanted to know if the Columbus area had the workforce to build and maintain the facility. Hager told them the Columbus region has a tremendous talent pool that would greatly benefit the project.

The future of Ohio looks bright, especially in the central Ohio area, thanks to a number of construction projects including the Amgen biotech plant, data centers for Amazon and other tech giants and numerous other construction projects, Hager said.

He also spoke about the Christmas Cares, Union Shares holiday food drive sponsored by the St. Stephen’s Community House and the Central Ohio Labor Council.

Lastly, Hager discussed plans to possibly create a series of quarterly labor education classes to help educate people about factions of organized labor as it pertains to Central Ohio Labor Council affiliated unions, public sector unions and affiliated C/COBCTC unions.

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