Penn Pavilion Project Launches New Careers in Construction

William Griffin III, a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 union, had the honor of introducing Vice President Kamala Harris when she recently spoke in Philadelphia about the

Women in Non-Traditional Careers Trades Readiness Program

Learn more about careers in the trades! The Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Trades Readiness Program is a pre-apprenticeship program designed to prepare women to enter and succeed in a

Conversations with the Councilmember: Heat and Frost Insulators

City of Philadelphia Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson is continuing her Labor Fridays series with a chat this week with the Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 14. Conversations

Conversations with the Councilmember: IBEW Local 98

City of Philadelphia Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson is continuing her Labor Fridays series with a chat this week with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98. Conversations with

Women in Construction (WIC) Week 2022: Meet Some of the Women Building Our Skyline

March 6-12, 2022, was Women in Construction Week. To celebrate the role women have in Philadelphia’s construction industry, GBCA spotlighted five women who own and operate construction businesses, or who

AGC 2022 Workforce Development Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers Workforce Development Scholarships to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction. Students in technical

City of Philadelphia Releases 2022 Apprenticeship Guidebook

City of Philadelphia Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson has released her office’s second Apprenticeship Guidebook for the region. Developed with support from local unions, many of the programs featured in

GBCA, CARP, and Clemens Construction Company Build Free Libraries for 2022 MLK Day of Service

The General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) and the Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program (CARP, a pre-apprentice program held at the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center) built 15 free libraries for Philadelphia