WRTP/BIG STEP has been hosting Training Director meetings over the past year to ensure they were meeting the needs of the construction industry. From these discussions, the JATC’s wanted to engage WRTP/BIG STEP to assist in connecting their Apprenticeship Programs with under employed individuals, and any person in need of mentoring, tutoring and further assistance to get into the trades.
Archive: Sep 2013
Meeting Nickolas “Nick” Podushak was quite the experience – his sweet smile and the way he adores his wife, left little wonder if he was enjoying his moment that evening. You see, Nick received his 75-year pin that night at the Electrical Workers, Local 494 union meeting – an extremely rare feat he was very proud of.
For those of you who haven’t been to our YouTube Channel, you should go check it out. If anything, take a look just to see the power of video as a promotional, marketing and public relations tool.
A big congratulations goes out to Steamfitters, Local 601 on the celebration of their 100th Anniversary this year. However, their story actually begins on October 6, 1893 when they were first organized by the National Association of Steam and Hot Water Fitters and Helpers of America – a competing organization with the United Association (UA).
I usually take the time here to talk about what’s happening in our industry and what we should be looking forward to in the very near future. However, this month is a little different as many of us are mourning the loss of our friend, John Jorgensen.
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