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Skilled Trades Expo boosts electrician apprentice recruiting efforts


Students from across the Mahoning Valley were tradespeople for a day at the Skilled Trades Expo on Sept. 21 and 22, learning hands-on and interacting with workers to learn about opportunities in the building and construction industry. NECA-IBEW Electricians were represented by the Warren and Youngstown training centers, current apprentices and representative contractors who introduced […]

Union-led electrical apprenticeships give four-year degrees a run for the money


At a significantly lower cost and more time focused on developing a specific set of skills, local electrical apprenticeship leaders are explaining why skilled trades careers are the way to go. A national study analyzed 10 years of data and found that graduates of union apprenticeship programs can earn just about as much as a […]