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Veterans Get Back To Work Through Helmets to Hardhats

Veterans Get Back To Work Through Helmets to Hardhats

Every year more than 300,000 men and women are discharged from the military. For many, making a successful transition back into the civilian workforce can be trying. On top of facing the challenges all job seekers experience such as updating resumes, networking and completing applications, veterans have the added stress of translating skills learned in…
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Eric Houske – Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 34

Eric Houske – Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 34

It happens to the best of us, no matter how hard we try to avoid it; we all end up like our parents in some way. Growing up in a union family, Eric Houske’s dad ran the apprenticeship and training program for Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 34 – these are the…
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Kaylyn Nygaard – Taper with IUPAT Local 681

Kaylyn Nygaard – Taper with IUPAT Local 681

From the youngest age, kids are asked what they want to be when the grow up. And by 18 and the end of high school, it’s decision time. For Kaylyn Nygaard, her dream job didn’t have too many requirements: Do something new every day, Learn on the job rather than in a classroom, and Work…
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Union electricians powering renewable energy sector

Union electricians powering renewable energy sector

What do you want to be when you grow up? In a single moment, people are expected to choose how they will spend the rest of their life. Carrie Thompson found herself searching for options as she embarked on her college journey at age 18. She set off to a four-year university with an eclectic…
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