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More About the DeKalb County Building Trades Council
Posted On: Sep 09, 2007 (10:16:37)

-What is the DeKalb County Building Trades Council?
The DCBT is an alliance of 17 craft unions that work together to improve relationships and create harmony among its member organizations. The DCBT strives to improve the quality of life and job opportunities for over 8,000 members throughout DeKalb Conty Northern Illinois.
 

-What is the structure?
The DCBT belongs to the National Building Trades Council based in Washington, D.C. Our Council is one of 317 councils in the United States and one of 21 councils in Illinois. Nationally, the Building Trades represents 3.5 million members, statewide there are over 245,000 members.
 

-Who runs the Building Trades?
The Building Trades is run by a group of individuals representing the 15 craft unions. The officers of the Council are elected positions.
 

-Who pays for it?
The Building Trades is financed through a voluntary check-off from the union members who belong to unions affiliated with the Council.
 

-How can we help?
The Building Trades offers you, the construction user, one-stop assistance when choosing a contractor for your project in the Northwestern Illinois region. We can help you obtain the expertise needed to complete your project on time and within budget.
 

-Who are we affiliated with?
The DCBT is affiliated with various organizations in the community including: area Chambers of Commerce; Project First Rate; Economic Development Councils; and the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau, just to name a few.
 

-Labor-Management Relations?
The contractors and unions of Northwestern Illinois enjoy an outstanding cooperative relationship through such labor-management groups as: NIBCA (Northern Illinois Building Contractors Association) NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association); SMACNA (Sheet Metal Air Conditioning National Contractors Association); and others. The cooperative effort between contractors and the skilled trade unions fosters improvement and cooperation in areas such as productivity, job safety, quality, training, customer satisfaction and countless other important challenges facing the construction industry.
 

For more information, contact the DeKalb County Building Trades Council at 815.378.8843




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