Conversations with a Councilmember: Operating Engineers Local 542

Philadelphia Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson has been promoting the Philadelphia region’s different apprenticeship programs. On October 8, she’ll be holding a discussion with representatives from the Operating Engineers Local 542

ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia Park in a Truck 2021

On Saturday, June 5, 2021, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia joined forces with Councilmembers Cherelle Parker and Katherine Gilmore Richardson, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters,

City of Philadelphia Labor Fridays: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region

City of Philadelphia Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson is spotlighting apprenticeship opportunities for Philadelphians. During Gilmore Richardson’s “Conversations with the Councilmember” series, different union representatives discuss apprenticeship programs and encourage

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,