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Skilled trades union to build $30 million training facility in Detroit

The state’s largest skilled trades union intends to consolidate its metro Detroit operations in a new $30 million facility on Detroit’s west side that would offer free training. The [...]

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Detroit Carpentry Apprentice School offers hard workers the chance to be paid to learn

DETROIT (FOX 2) – Detroit Carpentry Apprentice School is looking for its next group of men and women who want to build a solid foundation for themselves. “If you’re a hard [...]

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Detroit to host construction job fair for residents

Detroit — The city will hold a job fair Wednesday to help local construction companies find Detroit workers as the spring construction season gets underway. More than two dozen construction and [...]

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Detroit construction expo aims to fill jobs for massive upcoming projects

More than 3,000 people are expected to attend an upcoming worker training expo in Detroit to learn how to take part in three massive Bedrock developments planned in the city. The expo — called [...]

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Construction boom means limitless career opportunities in Detroit

Detroit is experiencing a construction boom that the city hasn’t seen in decades, with billions of dollars earmarked for projects that include Bedrock’s mixed-use development at the former [...]

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Hundreds explore construction trades at career expo

Detroit — Hundreds of job seekers interested in the construction trades came to Cobo Center Wednesday to learn about the industry. The Ready. Set. Build! construction careers expo is in response [...]

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Company hires Detroiters who need fresh start to rebuild city

DETROIT (WJBK) – They used to watch as contractors from all over the metro area came in to help rebuild homes in Detroit – until now. An architecture developer decided to start hiring [...]

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Electricians’ union pledges to train more Detroiters under new agreement with city

The main union representing electrical workers in Detroit signed an agreement with the city that strives to triple the number of Detroiters it trains in the field over the next decade. The [...]

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Ford details construction hiring plans for train station, Corktown campus

Detroit — Ford Motor Co. Tuesday said all 2,000 workers building its 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus, including renovation of its iconic Michigan Central Depot, will be unionized. The [...]

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500 students try out skilled trades in Detroit construction workshop

DETROIT– The sounds of hammers echoed through Eastern Market’s Shed 3 on Tuesday afternoon as 500 Metro Detroit high school students gathered to try their hands at various skilled [...]