• Making the Case for Jobs in the Trades

    From The Observer:  Grade 8 students from Petrolia and Wyoming were shown a path to careers in the skilled trades on a recent visit to Sarnia union hall. The students from Holy Rosary Catholic School and St....

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  • France Trains Apprentices to Restore Notre Dame in Centuries-Old Program

    From Reuters: France is in a hurry to rebuild world famous Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Romain Legoube, an 18-year-old apprentice carpenter, hopes to be among those chosen for the prestigious task of restoring its centuries-old roof. “It would be...

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  • Laborers’ Joint Training Fund Program Graduates 1000th Apprentice

    On March 21  The Construction Laborers’ and Contractors Training Fund of Eastern Missouri held the 19th Apprenticeship Recognition Banquet at the LiUNA Event Center in Sunset Hills, Mo. In the 23rd year of its history, the Construction...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • ‘Wizard of Oz’ Delivers Message of Improvement, Example to Contractors

    Wednesday night (Nov. 7) Baseball Cardinal legend Ozzie Smith told a roomful of painting and wall and ceiling contractors and their guests that there no secret to his success —  beyond constantly striving to be better. Smith delivered...

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  • Video: Carpenters Bring It Home for Holidays

    Participants in the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Program recently assisted in the Habitat for Humanity/KMOV Channel 4 “Home for the Holidays” home build. John Gaal, EDd, director of workforce development for the St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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