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Industry Unions Speak Out About DOL Proposed Rule Targeting Apprenticeships

An executive order by the Trump Administration that created a task force on apprenticeship expansion has led to a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) creating industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAP). The military and construction industries would be … Continue reading

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IUPAT Uses Virtual Reality Technology to Train Safely

It takes practice to handle large machinery, such as boom and scissor lifts, safely and efficiently. The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) has invested in virtual reality (VR) simulators to give glaziers and other members training opportunities … Continue reading

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IUPAT Campaign Combats Suicide and Substance Use Disorder in Construction

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) has launched its IUPAT Helping Hand campaign to help combat the high rates of suicide and substance use disorder among construction workers, including glaziers. The goal of the campaign is to … Continue reading

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Addressing the Skills Gap in the Glazing Industry: Does it Exist?

By now, most people within the glazing industry have heard the term “labor shortage.” As the number of project opportunities rises for glazing contractors during this strong economic market, many contractors are having to turn additional work away due to … Continue reading

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