Tag: Apprenticeships

Iron Workers Locals 40 & 361 Training Facility: Producing the Safest and Most Professional People in the Industry
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Iron Workers Locals 40 & 361 Training Facility: Producing the Safest and Most Professional People in the Industry

New York, NY – The Iron Workers Locals 40 & 361 apprentice program is the fifth oldest apprentice program in New York; it has been registered with the New York State Department of Labor since 1944. Thousands of students have graduated the program and gone on to fill the difficult and often dangerous jobs as…

District Council 9 UPAT Accepting New Applicants Into 3-Year Apprentice Program
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District Council 9 UPAT Accepting New Applicants Into 3-Year Apprentice Program

New York, NY – From October 2nd to October 23rd, District Council 9, UPAT (The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades), is holding a formal recruitment for apprentices across allied trades, seeking metal polishers, glaziers, painters and bridge painters. The three-year program is demanding, but offers apprentices on-the-job training, for which they are paid,…

Inside The Pre-Apprenticeship Program That’s Poised To Transform Lives In LIC
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Inside The Pre-Apprenticeship Program That’s Poised To Transform Lives In LIC

Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a series looking at ongoing efforts to launch a new pre-apprenticeship program based in Queensbridge, Long Island City.  New York, NY – Ask 696 Build Queensbridge Founder and Director K. Bain what’s the biggest threat facing kids today, growing up in the often dangerous Long Island City community,…

Apprentice Training: It Works
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Apprentice Training: It Works

New York, NY –  “One of my goals is to get everybody together; a lot of people think the unions are hard to get into,” Ironworkers Local 197 Apprentice Erick Garay tells LaboPress. “But I want people to realize — I’m Hispanic. I’m 36-years-old, and I made it — you can, too.”