Building Trades History
The Parkersburg-Marietta Building and Construction Trades Council is an organization comprised of local construction unions and their members who work in West Virginia and Ohio. The Council is an affiliate of North Americas Building Trades Unions.
The Building & Construction Trades Council of Parkersburg was chartered December 1st, 1938, in Parkersburg, WV.
The Mid-Ohio Valley Building & Construction Trades Council was chartered June 24th, 1969, with jurisdiction over 6 Counties in Ohio. Athens, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble and Washington.
On April 10th, 1980, the Parkersburg-Marietta Building & Construction Trades Council was formed by a merger of these Councils with jurisdiction over West Virginia Counties; Tyler, Pleasants, Ritchie, Gilmer, Calhoun, Wirt, Wood and Jackson, and Ohio Counties; Noble, Morgan, Washington, Monroe, Meigs and Athens. In 2007 the jurisdiction was expanded to include Ohio Counties, Muskingum, and Perry.
Our objective is to assist affiliated local building & construction trade unions to secure improved wages, hours and working conditions through the collective bargaining process, to provide state-of-the-art training through the registered apprenticeship training model, develop Labor-Management partnerships creating harmonious cooperation between employers and employees and promote the development of safety and health programs. All to create opportunities for workers a pathway to a quality career with pensions and benefits.
July 2019 – Present
August 2008 to July 2019
September 1994 to August 2008
March 1994 to September 1994
April 1980 to March 1994
September 1980 to April 2022
Council Officers & Trustees
Sargent at Arms