As a member of The Builders Association, commercial and industrial contractors throughout northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania gain access to a variety of supports and services.

  • Training and Education

    Union tradesmen understand the importance of continued training and education. In addition to our apprenticeship programs, we are proud to offer valuable, free training programs along with continuing education for skilled journeymen.

  • Safety

    The safety of our members is a top priority, which is why we conduct regular trainings focused on safety and OSHA standards. Member contractors can learn more about these opportunities by contacting us at 330.539.6050.

  • Administrative Assistance

    At The Builders, we are here for our members every step of the way to provide the support you need for success. We are ready to assist you, whether you’re navigating our resource library or in need of guidance in labor relations.

  • Wage Rates

    The Builders Association provides members with information on union wage rates and market conditions in order to help deliver competitive contracts throughout the region. Labor agreements and negotiated contracts are available to save or download.

  • Marketing Services

    Marketing is an essential piece to the business puzzle, but unfortunately, it often gets pushed to the backburner when prioritized with work-related tasks. The Builders can help with the promotion of projects, public relations and digital advertising support.

  • Networking Opportunities

    Members of The Builders Association have a wide variety of opportunities for networking throughout the year. Our regular social activities and gatherings, along with briefings and meetings, help to advance the industry of commercial and industrial projects.

  • Workers Compensation

    We can help you get your claims processed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) who administer four major disability compensation programs which are provided to federal workers (or their dependents) and other specific groups who are injured at work or acquire an occupational disease – providing the injured including Wage replacement benefits, Medical treatment, Vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits.

  • Architects and Designers

    Crews that have great skills and professionalism are what’s needed to accommodate customer demand, and productive work is the answer to tight schedules, declining budgets, and demanding customers.