IBEW Local 99 looks to continue recruiting a diverse pool of apprentices in coming years

A union is only as good as the members who make it, and part of that is having a membership representative of the entire population, especially in modern times.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 99 Business Manager Joe Walsh joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss goals, Local 99 recruitment efforts and the incoming Biden administration. Continue reading

NABTU Research and Education official explains recruiting more tradeswomen

Throughout the country there is a concerted effort to recruit more women into the building trades and show them that they are valuable and welcome in the industry.

North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Director of Research and Education Tom Kriger explained why it is a great time to get in the trades, the training provided by NABTU and more on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading