Senators agree on infrastructure bill to the delight of Ohio labor groups

Thanks to efforts by President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, Ohio labor leaders are anticipating an influx of infrastructure projects, including road construction, broadband expansion and more.

Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council Secretary-Treasurer Mike Knisley shared his excited anticipation and hopes lawmakers can come to an agreement on a meaningful infrastructure plan in the near future. Knisley discussed this and more on today’s episode of AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

Ohio tradesmen and tradeswomen may receive vaccine early

The construction industry in Ohio has a fairly positive outlook as 2021 begins. There is plenty of hope that infrastructure investments will be made and that workplace fatalities will decrease.

Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council Secretary-Treasurer Mike Knisley explained when tradesmen and tradeswomen will be vaccinated, the new Capital Budget and more on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Ohio Building Trades leader provides construction industry update amid COVID-19 and election

Under the Donald Trump presidency, labor leaders have had mixed feelings about whether President Trump helped or hurt various sectors of labor.

Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council Secretary-Treasurer Mike Knisley explained the good and bad things that have happened for the building trades during the Trump administration and what Ohio building trades leaders are doing to expand the workforce and secure more work. Continue reading