Apprenticeship programs expand to meet job market demand

Barry Davies, Business Manager and Financial Secretary/Treasurer of Ironworkers Local 512, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss how the Ironworkers apprenticeship program has grown and evolved.

He also discussed the likelihood of the $1.3 trillion infrastructure bill eventually passing and if it passes, whether the Ironworkers will be able to meet the increased demand for skilled workers. Continue reading

Pro-union Governor makes good on infrastructure investment signing at IW 512 union hall

In the 2020 election, labor, specifically union labor, has come to the forefront in some plans pitched by candidates. As infrastructure bills are laid out, organized labor has had a seat at the table in Minnesota.

Ironworkers Local 512 Business Manager Barry Davies joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss pro-union candidates running for office and one of the most pro-union pieces of legislation in the country, which was signed inside of the Ironworkers Local 512 union hall. Continue reading