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LIUNA Signatory Contractor Barton Malow Takes a Proactive Approach to Safety

As LIUNA signatory contractor Barton Malow looked to begin work on a new battery plant in Lansing, Michigan, worker safety and health was top of mind. That’s because the company had recently completed two similar battery plant projects – one in Lordstown, Ohio and the other in Spring Hill, Tennessee – and knew the kind of hazards …

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Women in Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Readiness Program Applications Now Available

Applications are now being accepted for the next cohort of the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP). The WIST ARP is 16+ weeks and will give you a broad overview of the industry, and what it is like as a woman in the industry, and give you exposure to a number of …

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Michiganders encouraged to explore paid training career opportunities during Michigan Apprenticeship Week

Story by Mike Murray Michigan LEO Michigan ranks fifth nationally in active apprentices, created 10,000 new registered apprenticeship opportunities since 2019 LANSING, Mich. — To highlight the important role registered apprenticeships play in supporting both employers who need skilled talent and Michigan’s workers who gain skills toward rewarding, high-wage and in-demand careers, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has …

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US Labor Secretary Walsh visits LIUNA training center in Perry

November 3, 2022 PERRY, Mich — The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) was proud to welcome Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh to our training center in Perry, Michigan, to meet with members and local leaders.  Labor Secretary Walsh discussed efforts to strengthen Michigan workforce development and job training programs and to promote the …

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