Since January 1, 2016, the Teamsters National Pipeline Training Fund has trained 261 Teamster members. All of these were current members who were upgrading their skills for higher earnings and better job opportunities. “In addition to the potential for higher earnings and improved job opportunities, the pipeline skills training also helps with job retention,” said Bubba Davis, Director of the Teamsters Building Material and Construction Trade Division.
The Fund recently announced two new construction training opportunities during April. One will be April 25 – 29 for stringing training. For information, please contact: Chad Ward at (218) 628-1034 (Local 346, Carlton, MN)
The second training will be for morooka skills, April 25 – 30. Please contact: Ron Johnson at (816) 921-1700 (Local 541, Kansas City, MO)
Also, during first week in May there will be a forklift training in New Salem, ND. In addition on May 9-14 there will be a two-day morooka training in Bismarck, ND. For information on these courses, contact Mike LaBorde (218) 851-0391.
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