A new facility in Bartonville is bringing job opportunities to Central Illinois.
Now more than ever, teachers, counselors and parents must know the facts, so they can encourage young people to join the trades as a first option.
Ken Cox, training coordinator for Sheet Metal Workers Local 55, talks about a regional skills contest held at the union training center in Pasco. About 35 contestants from around the Pacific Northwest competed in the two-day event.
Career Technical Education (CTE) — such as automotive technology, culinary arts, media design and the trades — is providing 12.5 million high school and college students the academic and technical skills, knowledge and training needed to succeed in future careers. Students share their stories.
According to a recent report, formalized on-the-job training for specific jobs – like electrician, plumber, carpenter and steelworker – comes at a low-cost for the participant, and fuels the state’s economic drivers that use construction trades.
The Boilermakers Union recently broke ground on a new regional training center in Salt Lake City designed to address the growing demand for top welders by providing advanced instruction to journeymen, apprentices and helpers.
This month the Ironworkers union became the first building trades union to offer up to eight months of paid maternity leave to pregnant women and new moms.
Learn more about Tim’s experienced with Helmets to Hardhats and how it has changed not only his career, but his life and that of his family’s.
The transition from active military service to civilian life is rarely, if ever, an easy one. Helmets to Hardhats is trying to change that.