Choose Skilled Workers
The Southeastern Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council (SEMNBCT) is comprised of local trade unions, and includes union representatives from the entire building and construction industry.
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SEMNBCT signatory contractors are committed to strategically and sustainably building their businesses, and to creating a legacy for their company.


The Southeastern Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council (SEMNBCT) provides


To union members

Promote & Support

The development of advanced knowledge by skilled workers.

Offers Guidance & Support

To owners and signatory contractors.

SEMNBCT advances the building and construction trades by promoting adherence to applicable building codes and safety standards, while working with owners and operators to reduce overall building costs.

SEMNBCT is working to build a better and more sustainable future with the help of skilled workers and owners dedicated to the highest quality construction.


Having skill; trained or
experienced in work that
requires skill.

Having the right training for the right job is what makes Skilled workers the best investment for the future of all involved in the building & construction trades.


SEMNBCT’s Trade Unions
provide State Approved Registered
Apprenticeship Training Programs

In addition to the curriculum and training provided during the apprenticeship period,  trade affiliates also offer continuing education to keep its members current on the changing industry standards and the newest technology.

Trade Unions also assist workers by helping them secure employment.

With signatory contractors while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.


Owners working with
skilled workers experience
an overall reduction in cost

For the life of their construction project. Skilled workers means owners experience fewer delays and complications during construction, are less likely to face on-job injuries, and can rest assured knowing the work will be completed on time and on budget.

Investment in Skilled Worker

Is a long-term investment in your project.

Reducing Lifetime Costs

By minimizing construction/installation mistakes that can result in costly repairs or maintenance.

Signatory Contractor

SEMNBCT helps contractors


Ideal employees.


Training and recruitment costs.

Retain knowledgeable

Retain knowledgeable

Employing skilled workers builds upon a contractor’s
reputation –
Work is done correctly, efficiently, and in compliance
with safety regulations.

SEMNBCT works with

member Unions
to help contractors

Secure the additional skilled workers needed to scale to the requirements of the job. Skilled workers provide flexibility to allow contractors to meet the demands of any given job.

Manage Growth

Labor Pool

Assist with
Bidding Process

Signatory Contractors

Understand the level of training SEMNBCT helps them compete in the long term and grow their business.
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