A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 8-4-2017

08-04-2017

Guest: Walt Bentley, Recruiting Specialist, Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, I.B.E.W Local Union No.5
 
Topic: Fixing the shortage of people going into construction trades
 
How Discussed: Construction companies and contractors are clamoring for people to work in skilled building trades. What caused this shortage? How can it be fixed? What opportunities are there available in the building trades for a recent high school graduate or someone who's unemployed or under-employed? Where should they start?

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