Robert Boskovich began his apprenticeship in 1972 at the Chicago Vocational School and Washburne Trade School, and became a journeyman in 1975. Robert worked as an ironworker in Southern Illinois, Indiana, California, Houston and Arizona. Robert was appointed to the Local 1 executive board in 1986. He was elected vice president in 1990 and served until being elected president/business manager in 1996. Robert was appointed to the executive board of the Chicago Federation of Labor in February 2003. He was elected vice president of the Chicago and Cook County Building and Construction Trades Council in February 2004. General President Walter Wise appointed Robert Boskovich as a general organizer effective March 13, 2011, assigned to service the area of the District Council of Chicago and Vicinity. Effective August 1, 2015, General President Eric Dean appointed Robert Boskovich general vice president.
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