Since 1941, the Texas State Building & Construction
Trades Council has provided support and information
to its affiliated members relating to prevailing
wages, legislative issues, trade licensing, and the
enforcement of current laws affecting the
construction industry and current events that
affects the Organized Trades in our State.
We strive to strengthen the Organized Construction
Industry in the State by:
- Lobbying and educating elected officials and
the public on issues related to prevailing
wages, apprenticeship, health insurance,
pensions, workers compensation, and health and
safety for all workers in Texas.
- Promoting workers to join unions through
organizing to enjoy the benefits of union
representation through Collective Bargaining.
The Texas State Building & Construction Trades
Council is made up of more than 50 local unions from
15 International Building Trades Unions. To
find out more about each local union affiliate as
well as our State Associations and our local
Building Trades Councils, visit the
Our local unions come from the following
Want to know more about what
our members locals do? Click on the links
below to learn more about each skill. The
jurisdiction for the skill will vary by trade.