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The Chicago & Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council is a central body AFL-CIO labor organization and an affiliate of the North America's Building Trades Unions.  The Council represents approximately 100,000 working men and women from 24 affiliated organizations in the union construction trades for the Chicago & Cook County area.  The purpose of the Council is to promote harmony and good will among the affiliated trades and organizations in the building and construction industry in Chicago and Cook County, to promote the unionized sector of the construction industry and to endeavor to organize the unorganized sector.  The Council also works as a representative on behalf of its affiliates to enhance the position of organized labor, serving the building trades in particular, and its issues in business, government and education.


The Chicago Building Trades Council meets with its delegates every Tuesday morning at 9:00 A.M at the Cement Masons Local 502 Union Hall located at 739 25th Avenue, Bellwood, Illinois.  You must be a Council delegate to attend.



Boilermakers Local 1 will be accepting applications for their apprentice program the Thursday 7/14/16, 8/18//16, 9/15/16, 10/20/16 and 11/17/16 from 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at 2941 Archer Avenue in Chicago.

Bricklayers Local 21 accept applications for their apprentice programs year round Monday - Thursday from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.  Apply by November to get in January 2017.

Chicago Area Painters, Decorators and Drywallers now accepting applications for their apprentice program year round in person. 

Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Apprentice & Training Program will be accepting applications for future Concrete Form Builders beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2016 through Thursday, June 30, 2016, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.  Additionally, the program will be accepting applications for future General Construction through August 5, 2016 also Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., 1256 Estes Avenue, Elk Grove Village.  Several requirements must be presented at the time of application.   Call 847/640-7373 for further details.

Electrical Workers Local 134 trainee registration will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. February 1, 2016, April 18, 2016, July 18, 2016 and October 17, 2016.  Candidates must report in person to the IBEW NECA Technical Institute, 6201 West 115th Street, Alsip, IL.  

Architectural and Ornamental Iron Workers Local 63 will be accepting applications for admission to their apprenticeship program from May 2, 2016 through May 5, 2016 and May 9, 2016 through May 12, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.  Must apply in person at 2523 West Lexington, Broadview, IL.  For more information visit www.iwlocal63.com.

Laborers now accepting applications for their apprentice program year round.

Operating Engineers Local 150 are actively taking applications for apprentices for Operating Engineers, Heavy Equipment Technicians, Geothermal and Well Drill Operators and Construction Building.  For more information visit www.asiplocal150.org.

Roofers Local 11 are now accepting applications for their apprentice program Monday-Friday 7:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Tuckpointers Local 21 now accepting applications for their apprentice program Monday thru Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.





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