Episode 6 -Infrastructure, Opportunity and Recruiting: What's the pathway forward for Union Construction?
Congress has put forth a massive infrastructure bill and the future looks bright for construction. What does that mean to the local trade unions? What opportunities are most important? How will we recruit for the future as we move through COVID-19 into the new normal? Wimblish Owens, BM for Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 148, Robert Duffield, BM for Iron Workers Local 387, and Randy Beall, BM for the Atlanta North Georgia Building Trades discuss the INVEST in America Act, balancing prosperity and safety through COVID-19, and recruiting new talent to the apprenticeship programs and the Locals.