Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council


AZ Building Trades Statement on Tragic Fatality at TSMC

Posted on: Thursday, May 16th, 2024

PHOENIX (May 15, 2024) – A Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spokesman informed the Arizona Building Trades of a tragic incident that occurred earlier today at the TSMC job site. TSMC reported that there has been a fatality involving a worker. While details are still being investigated, it appears that the worker was involved in […]

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AZBTC Announces Support for Arenas or Theme Park Districts Built with Project Labor Agreements (PLAs)

Posted on: Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

The Arizona Building & Construction Trades Council (AZBTC) announced their support of quality construction with good paying jobs and strong labor standards as the Arizona Legislature considers HB 2774. “Project Labor Agreements ensure that all Arizona contractors provide good paying jobs for construction workers to build complex arenas or theme parks on time and on […]

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‘Trades Build Futures’ Program Set to Expand

Posted on: Friday, April 5th, 2024

The Arizona State Building and Construction Trades Council (AZBTC) has been actively involved in reshaping the landscape of Union Labor and the construction industry in the state. From workforce development to policy advocacy, the council’s leadership, representing every Local, has collaborated to enhance resources and influence within the industry. A notable initiative is the “Trades […]

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AZBTC Launches Pima Apprenticeship Readiness Program

Posted on: Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

AZBTC launched the Trades Building Futures program in Pima County. The apprenticeship readiness program provides an introduction to the construction and building trades. Upon completion, students enter one of the AZBTC-affiliated Registered Apprenticeship programs where they will master skills and gain valuable on-the-job experience in preparation for careers in the building trades. We want to […]

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Apprentice Profile: Zeidy Carbajal

Posted on: Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

Zeidy Carbajal is determined, hardworking and not willing to let excuses hold her back from reaching her full potential. Carbajal is no stranger to construction job site debates about whether it’s worth going through an apprenticeship program. For Carbajal, learning on the job wasn’t teaching her the skills she needed to further her career, so […]

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AZBTC Endorses AZ Primary Candidates

Posted on: Monday, July 27th, 2020

Arizona State Building & Construction Trades Council is endorsing candidates for the August 4 primary election who support labor and are committed to policies that create quality jobs and support working families. Click here to see the complete list of endorsed candidates. The primary election is August 4. If you have a mail-in ballot, please […]

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Ironworkers help with Phoenix youth employment program

Posted on: Monday, July 27th, 2015 Read More

IBEW 570 electrician apprentice competition helps apprentices polish skills

Posted on: Sunday, May 10th, 2015 Read More

Act of kindness returns 50-year-old memories to local bricklayer

Posted on: Monday, November 10th, 2014 Read More

Apprenticeship cements career path – featured in the Arizona Republic

Posted on: Friday, May 31st, 2013 Read More