This Tuesday, September 9th we are given a great opportunity to once again support Kathy Hochul, a leader who has represented working men and women in the Western New York region. The Buffalo Building Trades will continue to support Kathy so that she can fight for the rights of our members to ensure your future [&hellip

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

Construction Career Days
Added on May 10th, 2012

The Buffalo Building Trades are proud to be taking part in the upcoming Construction Career Days. It is being held Wednesday, October 3rd and Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at the Operating Engineers Training Center located at 5959 Versailles Road, Lakeview, NY 14085. Sharing opportunities in the construction industry with area high school students. For more [&hellip

Make Your Voice Heard and VOTE!!!
Added on November 7th, 2011

We need your help on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011! Buffalo Building Trades supports the following candidates for County Office. Click here to see our printable flier.


Please get out and VOTE!

Building Trades Call To Action
Added on September 13th, 2011

The time has come again for the men and women of the Buffalo Building Trades to make our voices heard on behalf of all of the working people in WNY.  This November we have the opportunity to change Local Politics from a county that cares more about the bottom line than it does about the [&hellip

Congratulations Kathy Hochul
Added on May 26th, 2011

Thanks to all those members of the Buffalo Building Trades for all of your efforts during the campaign to elect Kath Hochul, representative of the 26th District.  We were given the opportunity to make a bold statement on behalf of working men and women and thanks to you we exceeded all expectations. Congratulations Congresswoman Kathy [&hellip

The Hard Truth About Unions
Added on March 25th, 2011

In these trying times, working men and women are getting inundated with all types of anti union rhetoric and half truths.  The battle being waged in Wisconsin is attempting to confuse the issues between contract costs and the right to bargain collectively.  Fortunately most of the working class Americans are able to see through the [&hellip

One Mans Opinion
Added on August 13th, 2010

And the (Construction) Unions Will (Unfairly) Shoulder the Blame Anti-union sentiment is nothing new in the U.S.   The union brand has been severely damaged over the past several decades; in some cases unfairly and in others self inflicted.  An even greater challenge now threatens the perception and viability of trade unions, for it is more [&hellip