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About The Buffalo Building Trades

The individual member unions of the Buffalo Building & Construction Trades Council are comprised of thousands of highly-trained and experienced workers, whose track record of producing quality work and results on projects throughout the Western New York construction industry speaks for itself.

As such, it’s the mission of the Trades Council to provide our members with the necessary professional education and training to better their skills and to maintain productive and safe working environments.

The Trades Council is also dedicated to completing our projects on time and under budget, which is attained by fostering positive relationships between organized labor and management.

It is also the mission of the Buffalo Building & Construction Trades Council to play a major role in improving the quality of life of not only our members, but the entire WNY community. By ensuring decent wages and benefits for our members so they may provide for themselves and their families, we may all take pride in being united by the common goal of building a future we can all be proud of.

Latest News

The International Union of Elevator Constructors JATC, Local Union #14, will conduct a recruitment from September 9, 2013 through September 20, 2013 for one elevator-escalator constructor and modernizer apprentice, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced on August 1, 2013. Applications must be obtained and submitted at the Local Union #14 office, 3527 Harlem Road, [&hellip


Added on November 16th, 2012

Americans Voted for Jobs – It’s Time to Build the Keystone XL Pipeline The Following Statement was released today by Sean McGarvey, President – Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO: WASHINGTON, DC — Seemingly lost in the post-Election analysis is the indisputable fact that a strong majority of American voters listed the economy and jobs [&hellip