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#NAW2015: Building Trades Unions Holding Events Nationwide for National Apprenticeship Week


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For the first time, the Department of Labor and the White House will formally celebrate apprenticeship in the United States with a National Apprenticeship Week. As part of this monumental acknowledgement of the investments made in training future workers, building trades unions the nation over will hold an array of events to highlight the efforts of their members and build awareness about vital workforce development programs.

See below for dates, times and locations of the events being held in Houston, Lake Charles, Washington DC, Cleveland, Oklahoma City, New York, and Fresno. CLICK THIS LINK to view and download posters for each event, and check back for details on pending events in Boston, St. Louis and Rock Island, IL.

HOUSTON, TX — October 30th at 9:30 a.m. @ IBEW Local 716 JATC; 108 Covern St.; Houston | 11:15 a.m. @ Ironworker’s Local 84 & 135 JATC; 7521 Fauna St. Houston | 12:45 p.m. @ Carpenter/Millwright JATC; 8505 Glen Vista; Houston

LAKE CHARLES, LA — “Open House” event on November 2nd at 10:00 a.m. @ UA Local 198 JATC | 5432 E. Broad Street; Lake Charles, LA

WASHINGTON, DC — Open House event w/US Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Tuesday, November 3rd from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ IBEW Local 26 JATC – 4371 Parliament Place; Lanham, MD 20706

CLEVELAND, OH — Open House event on November 4th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @ Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 JATC 12525 Corporate Dr, Cleveland, OH 44130

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Open House Event on November 5th from 10:00 am. – 2:00 p.m. @ IBEW/NECA Western Oklahoma JATC; 1700 SE 15th Street; Oklahoma City, OK

NEW YORK, NY — Event @ World Trade Center on November 6th from 10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. (including Larry Silverstein – the developer of the WTC re-build project).

FRESNO, CA — Open House events from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon on November 6th at two Building Trades JATCS: IBEW — 5410 E. Home Avenue; Fresno, CA | UA — 1303 N. Rabe Ave; Fresno.

ST. LOUIS, MO — Media Event surrounding Building Union Diversity graduation ceremony on November 4th (TIME AND LOCATION TBD)

ROCK ISLAND, IL — Open House Event at UA Local 25 JATC – 600 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201 (DATE AND TIME TBD)


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