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Wondolowski Elected to Lead Cleveland Building Trades
avid Wondolowski, a 19-year member of Local 5 Ohio, was elected in January as Executive Secretary of the 100-year old Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council (CBCTC).
very start,” says ADC Director Ken Kudela, adding, “our loss is the Building Trades’ and the labor movement’s gain.” Wondolowski was also an elected Councilman of the Broadview Heights City Council from 2003 to 2007.
Prior to his election, Brother Wondolowski served as a Field Representative for the Ohio-Kentucky Administrative District Council for almost seven years. “Dave’s leadership abilities jumped out at us from the
Guided by Brother Wondolowski and eight Executive Board members, the CBCTC along with its 30 affiliated local building trades unions will continue to serve more than 10,000 union members by representing their interests in regula-
Newly elected Executive Secretary of the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, Local 5 OH member Dave Wondolowski.
tory and legislative decision-making and building labor and management alliances in order to expand work opportunities for skilled construction workers.
Questionnaire for Women Members
he International Union does not include information on a member’s race, ethnicity or gender in its membership records. In an effort to gain further insight into the concerns of women members, BAC is establishing a separate, voluntary database to use to communicate with women in the trowel trades. The database will be maintained separately from the general membership database, and will be used exclusively for outreach purposes, such as identifying individuals to participate in surveys, focus groups and task forces; and identifying individuals who are willing to act as resources for other women members or potential members. If you are interested in being part of this survey, please complete the following form and return it to:
Yes, I’d like to participate in BAC’s upcoming survey on women in the trowel trades.
Phone Number: ________-__________-____________
landline _____ cell _____
BAC Outreach International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers 620 F Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004 firstname.lastname@example.org
The information provided will be kept in a confidential file separate from the Union’s general membership records. Again, we thank you for your interest and want to remind you that your cooperation is voluntary. You will not be subject to adverse treatment on the basis of any information you provide, or if you decide not to participate.
Six-digit IU Membership Number: __________________________________________
(number & state/province)
Would you be willing to participate in future surveys or focus groups? Yes_____
Signature _______________________________________ Date _________________
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