AGC Accepting Workforce Development Scholarship Applications

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

Union Carpenter Training Sets the Gold Standard for Construction Talent

Carpenter Contractor Trust and Bisnow have partnered to share the value of union construction in Philadelphia. The most recent update looks at efforts from GBCA and the Carpenters JAC to

Sponsor a Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program Graduate in 2021

GBCA, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, and the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia & Vicinity have partnered to hold the 5th year of the Carpenters Apprentice

City Council of Philadelphia Releases Apprenticeship Guidebook for 2021

Apprenticeship programs offer a debt-free pathway to family-sustaining careers. The average starting salary for an apprentice is $60,000 per year, roughly $20,000 higher than the average salary in Philadelphia. Additionally,

Philadelphia Can ‘Build Back Better’ with Union Apprenticeships

Joe Ashdale, Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer of IUPAT District Council 21, reflects on the vital role of apprenticeship programs for supporting Americans’ livelihoods and rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure. From WHYY: It’s National

GBCA Collaborates with Industry Partners to Build Philadelphia’s Workforce

GBCA’s efforts to build up Philadelphia’s workforce were recently spotlighted in the Philadelphia Business Journal. The article, written by Lauren Hanan, GBCA’s Director of Marketing and Communications, looks at how

6abc Segment Spotlights Workforce Development Programs

On March 21, 2020, 6abc Action News Weekend Update spotlighted two workforce development initiatives supported by GBCA. Host Gina Gannon visited the University of Pennsylvania’s New College House West project

6abc Films Segment about Workforce Development

In 2020, GBCA is partnering with 6abc to spotlight stories from Philadelphia’s union commercial construction industry. The next GBCA-produced 6abc Action News Weekend Update segment will focus on workforce development.

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