Columbus Building Futures looks to graduate next generation of tradesmen and tradeswomen

The building trades and transportation industry are in need of new, young people looking to start a career. Throughout the country, programs are popping up to introduce young people to these professions.

In Columbus, Ohio, Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager is promoting two such programs. He discussed these, Ohio politics and more on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

C/COBCTC Exec. Secretary-Treasurer highlights Driving Futures and outreach to women

There are a number of factors affecting the future of the building trades and labor as a whole. From outreach events to decisions made by the federal government, the future of labor will be affected.

Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council (C/COBCTC) Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the upcoming Senate runoff election in Georgia, the Driving Futures Program and getting more women into the building trades. Continue reading

C/COBCTC Exec. Secretary-Treasurer promotes programs to help community members find meaningful careers

In politically red states it has become increasingly important for building trades councils to make their case to both major political parties and create coalitions to advance their interests.

Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council (C/COBCTC) Executive Secretary-Treasurer Dorsey Hager joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to bring attention to central Ohio programs being advocated for by both political parties. Continue reading