Develops and orchestrates plans to consistently raise awareness of the highly proficient skills and safety that define St. Louis general contractors and subcontractors and the highly skilled union craft workers they employ. The committee partners with economic development, business and civic leadership to leverage the assets of the St. Louis union construction industry.
Finance & Events
Oversees finances for the St. Louis Construction Cooperative and develops industry events to advance the organization’s mission.
Monitors important statewide legislative and regulatory initiatives impacting the St. Louis construction industry and provides a united labor-management perspective to ensure St. Louis remains the best place to build.
Encourages the adoption of only the most productive construction practices and encourages building teamwork to deliver the most enduring value for the buyers of construction services.
Education & Diversity
Develops and orchestrates plans to ensure St. Louis is amply supplied with a diverse, highly skilled and safe construction workforce to meet the region’s future building needs. The committee developed and maintains the industry’s Careers in Construction Manual. It coordinates with St. Louis joint labor-management apprenticeship training programs to recruit the workforce of the future. It assists in developing a sustainable minority contracting community through the Regional Union Construction Center minority incubator.
Reviews and keeps the St. Louis construction industry apprised of the highest safety standards and advances best practices in risk management.