Building Trades

AFT's Weingarten: “No poll that matters but Election Day.” - People's World

October 12, 2018 - 12:02pm

AFT's Weingarten: “No poll that matters but Election Day.”
People's World
CASEYVILLE, Ill.–Randi Weingarten, president of the 1.7 million-member American Federation of Teachers, kicked off the Southwestern Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council's labor election rally with a fist-pumping exhortation to get the ...

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NWTC Trades and Engineering Technologies building shows off expansion project - Fox11online.com

October 12, 2018 - 11:41am

Fox11online.com

NWTC Trades and Engineering Technologies building shows off expansion project
Fox11online.com
GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- A metal ribbon was cut to mark the grand opening of a new building on campus. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay showed off its new Trades and Engineering Technologies building Monday. Facebook. View Video ...

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Port Townsend Yacht Club offers marine trades scholarships - Peninsula Daily News

October 12, 2018 - 4:52am

Port Townsend Yacht Club offers marine trades scholarships
Peninsula Daily News
Subject areas include marine biology, fisheries, ship and boat building, ship operations, officer training and other marine fields. To raise money for the fund ... Since 1991, the club has awarded more than $56,000 for maritime education. Scholarship ...

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Southington students to build farm stand on town property - Meriden Record-Journal

October 11, 2018 - 10:19pm

Meriden Record-Journal

Southington students to build farm stand on town property
Meriden Record-Journal
Town and school board officials came up with the idea that high school students studying carpentry and other trades could build the stand with donated materials. During Thursday night's Board of Education meeting, school board chairman Brian Goralski ...

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Republican Moody supports vocational education, government spending cuts - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

October 11, 2018 - 8:05am

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Republican Moody supports vocational education, government spending cuts
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Republican Shawn Moody of Gorham hopes that his blue-collar background, his experience building a successful business and his support for vocational and technical education will be put to use in Augusta as he runs for governor in a field of four ...

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On the issues: Kellogg Community College trustee candidates - Battle Creek Enquirer

October 11, 2018 - 7:00am

Battle Creek Enquirer

On the issues: Kellogg Community College trustee candidates
Battle Creek Enquirer
Age: 45. Hometown: Battle Creek. Profession: President of the Michigan Building and Construction Trades. Education: High School Graduate. Prior elected experience: KCC Board of Trustees. Campaign website and Facebook page: Steve Claywell ...

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JumpStart raises $20100 in cash since July 1 - Vallejo Times Herald

October 10, 2018 - 7:44pm

JumpStart raises $20100 in cash since July 1
Vallejo Times Herald
Donations included $5,000 from the Napa-Solano Central Labor Council AFL-CIO, $5,000 from the Vallejo Police Officers Association, $2,500 from the Napa-Solano Building Trades Council, AFL-CIO Political Education Committee, and $100 from Mike ...

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JumpStart raises $20100 in cash since July 1 - Vallejo Times Herald

October 10, 2018 - 7:44pm

JumpStart raises $20100 in cash since July 1
Vallejo Times Herald
Donations included $5,000 from the Napa-Solano Central Labor Council AFL-CIO, $5,000 from the Vallejo Police Officers Association, $2,500 from the Napa-Solano Building Trades Council, AFL-CIO Political Education Committee, and $100 from Mike ...

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Brain food: New Navy Yard 'steam' school will feature culinary education - Brooklyn Paper

October 10, 2018 - 4:41pm

Brooklyn Paper

Brain food: New Navy Yard 'steam' school will feature culinary education
Brooklyn Paper
This school is cooking with “steam”! A new learning hub set to open soon in the Brooklyn Navy Yard will churn out the borough's next generation of scientists, mathematicians, engineers, artists — and chefs, its principal revealed on Wednesday. The top ...

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Building on something good: Educational remedies for workforce deficiencies - Smoky Mountain News

October 10, 2018 - 10:49am

Building on something good: Educational remedies for workforce deficiencies
Smoky Mountain News
“If you come in here and you say that you don't know squat, if you've got a good attitude, can fog up a mirror and want to learn a trade, we're going to pay you $12 an hour.” And that's only the beginning. Waldrop said his company offers a relatively ...

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Clinton County Chapter of PASR achieves goals - Lock Haven Express

October 10, 2018 - 2:30am

Lock Haven Express

Clinton County Chapter of PASR achieves goals
Lock Haven Express
Other goals achieved by the Clinton County Chapter were to support educational grants and military veterans. A $500 education grant was presented to William Probst, KCSD Construction Trades instructor. Probst will be instructing students in building ...

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HUSD aspires to be premier district - Idyllwild Town Cier

October 9, 2018 - 9:01pm

HUSD aspires to be premier district
Idyllwild Town Cier
Connecting and supporting the community has lead to a “Career Technical Education” program that encompasses 27 different pathways — not simply agriculture and building trades, but medical technology, robotics, animation, health services, hospitality ...

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Washburn Tech East - Washburn Review

October 9, 2018 - 6:20pm

Washburn Review

Washburn Tech East
Washburn Review
Washburn Tech is proud to announce that it is planning to open a new location here in Topeka that will offer training in construction trades, health care, ESL courses (English as a Second Language), General Education Diplomas (GED) and Commercial ...

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Washburn Tech East - Washburn Review

October 9, 2018 - 6:20pm

Washburn Review

Washburn Tech East
Washburn Review
Washburn Tech is proud to announce that it is planning to open a new location here in Topeka that will offer training in construction trades, health care, ESL courses (English as a Second Language), General Education Diplomas (GED) and Commercial ...

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Students build gazebo for Community Health Center - Pittsburg Morning Sun

October 9, 2018 - 4:50pm

Pittsburg Morning Sun

Students build gazebo for Community Health Center
Pittsburg Morning Sun
The structure is being built as a community project by Fort Scott Community College's Building Trades students at the Southeast Kansas Career and Technical Education Center of Crawford County. In a few short months, the students measured, cut and ...

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First round of campaign-finance reports filed in W.Va. - Herald-Mail Media

October 9, 2018 - 4:39pm

Herald-Mail Media

First round of campaign-finance reports filed in W.Va.
Herald-Mail Media
Top contributors — West Virginia Building & Construction Trades PAC, $500; West Virginia Laborers' District Council PAC, $500; West Virginia Education Association PAC, $500; West Virginia AFL-CIO Contribution Fund, $250; Butch Armentrout, $150.

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Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays - The East Texan

October 8, 2018 - 6:56pm

The East Texan

Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays
The East Texan
The Zeta Eta chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity will begin construction of their long-awaited educational center on Lee St. next to A&M-Commerce within the coming months. According to Sigma Chi Housing Corp. President John Chopel, the building ...

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Q5: Talking about Careers in Construction Month - Stillwater News Press

October 8, 2018 - 5:51pm

Stillwater News Press

Q5: Talking about Careers in Construction Month
Stillwater News Press
It occurs each October and is led by the National Center for Construction Education and Research and its Build Your Future initiative to increase public awareness and inspire the next generation of craft professionals. Q2: What programs does Meridian ...

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College of Marin launches construction-training program - North Bay Business Journal

October 8, 2018 - 1:49pm

North Bay Business Journal

College of Marin launches construction-training program
North Bay Business Journal
Because of a lack of construction workers and aging of the workforce, similar programs as part of the North Bay Construction Corps (ctesonomacounty.org/construction-corps) are preparing high school seniors in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and Napa counties ...

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Free program supports women in building construction trades - WMTV

October 8, 2018 - 1:39pm

WMTV

Free program supports women in building construction trades
WMTV
... in this topic and also interested in advancing these numbers so that's been really nice to see,” said Heidi Wagner, assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin Department of Labor Education and the director of the per-apprenticeship trades ...

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