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19
Jul

Youngstown District Accepting Apprentice Applications

The Sheet Metal Workers’ Local #33 Youngstown District will be accepting Apprentice Applications August 26th, 27th, and 29th, and again on November 18th, 19th, and 20th of 2013. At The Builders Association 1372 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd. S.E. Vienna, Ohio 44473 8 am – 4:30 pm. Phone number (330) 539-6050. You will need to bring the following items: High School Transcripts High School Diploma or

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24
Jun

Safety Checklist for Construction Contracts Proposed

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is moving closer to recommending a 20-criteria safety and health checklist for companies bidding on federal construction contracts going forward. To evaluate applicants, the newest version of the checklist will allow procurement officers to score each of the twenty items on a scale of one (“no compliance”) to five (“full compliance”) points. Among the

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1
May

Local #33 Training Center Receives International Award

The Sheet Metal Workers Local #33, Cleveland District Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) was recently internationally recognized by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) as the Best New IPAF Training Centre of the Year. Our training center is the first of its kind in the U.S. to earn the distinction at the International Awards for Powered Access, which celebrates

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28
Mar

Michigan Officially Latest “So Called Right to Work” State

Our neighbor to the north, Michigan, becomes the latest “So Called Right to Work” state this week, effectively stripping its workers of protections afforded by unions. The legislation, passed during a December lame duck session that did not provide any opportunity for public comment, takes effect today. In Ohio and West Virginia we are fortunate to remain in the shrinking

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26
Dec

Toledo JATC Journeyman Update Courses – Winter 2013

Please contact the JATC office to register. The class rosters are formed on a first-call-first-served basis. PHONE: (419) 873-9964 [h5]Platform Lift Training[/h5] This course will be held over two evenings. You will become AWPT certified to operate static vertical, mobile boom, and mobile vertical lifts. • Mon-Wed: April 29th – May 1st Classes will be held from 6:00 pm –

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