About CIAR

The Construction Industry Association of Rochester (CIAR) is a not-for-profit association established to support and promote union contractors in the building and construction industry across the Rochester region.

CIAR Goals:

  • Promote union contractors
  • Promote careers in the construction industry and apprenticeship
  • Enable productive and open communication between labor and management
  • Serve as a forum for contractors to address industry concerns
  • Serve as the negotiation support team for management
  • Appoint and/or serve as trustees on Taft-Hartley Funds

CIAR members include contractors that sign collective bargaining agreements with:

Bricklayers Local 3 (Rochester)
Northeast Council of Carpenters
Laborers Local 435
Operating Engineers 832
District Council 4 – Painters & Allied Trades