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The U.S. Department of Labor, together with the U.S. Department of Education, the Construction Industry Round Table, the National Association of Home Builders and the National Heavy and Highway Alliance, are working to educate young people and transitioning workers about the jobs that are available in the skilled trades, and how to get started in the industry.


Construction Industry Round Table

CIRT LogoThe Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT) is exclusively composed of approximately 100 CEOs from the leading architectural, engineering and construction firms doing business in the United States... The Round Table's member CEOs serve as prime sources of information, news, and background on the design/construction industry and its activities.

Source: http://www.cirt.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=10


National Association of Home Builders / Home Builders Institute

HBI LogoNAHB LogoThe National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 215,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. Known as "the voice of the housing industry," NAHB is affiliated with more than 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the more than 1.77 million new housing units projected for 2004, making housing one of the largest engines of economic growth in the country.

Home Builders Institute, the workforce development arm of the National Association of Home Builders, is dedicated to the advancement and enrichment of education and training programs serving the needs of the housing industry.

Source: National Association of Home Builders


National Construction Alliance (NCA)

National Construction Alliance LogoThe National Construction Alliance (NCA) was formed in early 2006 as a 21st century solution to meet the challenges of the construction industry in this century and beyond. Modeled after the former National Heavy and Highway Alliance (NHHA), the NCA continues to build on more than fifty years of success and partnerships originally formed by the NHHA.

Source: http://www.ncabuild.org




Union Links

International Union of Operating Engineers Logo
International Union of
Operating Engineers -
Training & Apprenticeships
Teamsters Logo
Teamsters -
Education Resources
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Logo
United Brotherhood of
Carpenters and Joiners
of America - Training
Ironworkers International Logo
Ironworkers
International
Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association Logo
Operative Plasterers'
and Cement Masons'
International Association
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Logo
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers - Team IMI
 

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