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LiUNA Local 362 opens doors to community leaders

MARCH 09, 2018

Bloomington Laborers’ Local 362 knows training and qualifications is the key ingredient to safe and quality McLean County construction.

In Stanford, the Laborers have renovated the old Olympia grade school into a Laborers’ training school.  This program is totally self-funded by hourly payments from working Laborers and our signatory contractors.  Apprentices and Journeymen workers learning skill upgrades pay no fees.  The apprenticeship program is a three-year effort, with a mix of classroom activities and on the job training.   LiUNA welcomes anyone who is willing to learn and will give a fair day’s work for a fair day’s wage.  All LiUNA training participants are 18 years or older, has a high school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license and is drug free.   Which was on full display during our first lunch and tour event.

Our McLean County leaders got the opportunity to view our Hazardous Waste, GPS & Asbestos Abatement classes.  With the touring of our Stanford facility we also gave an overview of the property and laid out the variety of classes we can provide.

After the tour, during our lunch period, Community Leaders got to interact with our Apprentices, instructors and Local 362 Business Manager.