Construction Training & Apprenticeship Ontario (CTAO) strives to identify and realize the shared goals of the Unionized Building and Construction Trade Stakeholders, Government Agencies, Educational Institutions and Community Organizations for providing reliable information and establishing collaborative initiatives related to pursuing skilled trade careers.
Tomorrow’s Trades is a free workforce development pilot program that was created to build pathways and remove barriers for those who are traditionally underrepresented in the skilled trades. The Tomorrow's Trades program equips those interested in pursuing a career in skilled trades with the construction sector essential skills needed to become a high-quality apprentice.
The Ontario Building Trades Health, Safety & Prevention Resource aims to fill the knowledge gap by providing relevant information in one place. This resource provides numerous reference documents and links to various legislation, research and forms to help give workers the tools and guidance they need to make informed decisions and actionable steps when dealing with or preventing workplace incidents that may arise.
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO) is the largest federation of unions in the United States. It is made up of 56 national and international unions, together representing more than 12 million active and retired workers. The AFL–CIO engages in substantial political spending and activism, typically in support of liberal or progressive policies.
North America’s Building Trades Unions is a labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals in the United States and Canada. NABTU is composed of fourteen national and international unions and over 330 provincial, state and local building and construction trades councils.