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This podcast is for those building North America every day in the construction industry. Matt and Shella discuss a variety of topics and interview guests regarding trends in the construction and labor trades. The latest in protection, safety, training, and regulations. A presentation of Ohio Laborers' District Council.

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This podcast is for those building North America every day in the construction industry. Matt and Shella discuss a variety of topics and interview guests regarding trends in the construction and labor trades. The latest in protection, safety, training, and regulations. A presentation of Ohio Laborers' District Council.

    Suicide Prevention Month

    Suicide Prevention Month

    September is Suicide Prevention Month. Unfortunately, every year 45,000 Americans die by suicide, and the rate is higher in the construction industry than in any other occupation. In this episode, we speak with former Business Manager of Akron Local 894, Bill Orr. Bill's family has been affected by suicide, which he shares on DWTD.

    • 21 min
    Real Construction Stories - A Fresh Start

    Real Construction Stories - A Fresh Start

    This episode follows the journey of Joan, a member out of Local 125 in Youngstown. Hear his experience of what the non-union sector was like prior to joining the Ohio Laborers' Union.

    • 6 min
    StrongArm Technologies

    StrongArm Technologies

    Shella hosts CEO of StrongArm Technologies, Sean Petterson.  StrongArm Technologies was founded in 2013 on a seemingly simple mission: Deploy cutting-edge technology and data to protect the world's Industrial Athletes from preventable strain, injury and death. Listen as they discuss this and more on this episode of DWTD.

    • 30 min
    In-Demand Jobs Week with Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted

    In-Demand Jobs Week with Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted

    Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted joins host Vince Irvin to discuss In-Demand Jobs Week  which is recognized May 2-6, 2022. Their discussion covers the significance of this week, some of the jobs needed the most right now, and what we can do to connect those looking and those hiring. Listen to the full episode here.

    • 27 min
    Real Construction Stories: Deck of Cards

    Real Construction Stories: Deck of Cards

    In this episode, KJ arrives on a job site during a major wind storm over 550 feet in the air. Listen to his account in his own words.

    • 4 min
    Union Wild - Best songs about work

    Union Wild - Best songs about work

    Join Randy and Tony for a special episode as they discuss the best songs about work.

    • 14 min

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