2022 NAWIC Block Kids Building Competition

The NAWIC Philadelphia Foundation is presenting its award-winning Block Kids Program on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Hall in Philadelphia. The competition is for

2022 Masonry Pre-Apprentice Program at Eastern State Penitentiary

On Wednesday, June 21, 2022, GBCA’s Marketing & Communications department visited the Eastern State Penitentiary’s Preservation Trades Center (PTC) – a 4-week, paid, hands-on, masonry pre-apprentice training program. In

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

VP Kamala Harris Visits Philadelphia to Support Union Labor

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Philadelphia and gave an address about the importance of unions for Americans' economic futures. Harris was introduced to the crowd by Sheet Metal Local 19

CARP Students Tour Turner Perryman Project

Thanks to Turner Construction Company and Perryman Building and Construction Services for hosting the 2021 Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) graduates at the DAT and One uCity Wexford sites on

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

GBCA Helps Middle and High School Students Build Rewarding Careers

6abc.com is spotlighting careers in construction by featuring an article about GBCA’s work promoting construction careers to middle and high school students in the Philadelphia region. The article features quotes

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

Philadelphia D&M Named ENR MidAtlantic’s Specialty Contractor of the Year

Congratulations to Philadelphia D&M, which was named ENR MidAtlantic’s Specialty Contractor of the Year for 2020! In addition to ranking highly based on revenue, Philadelphia D&M was recognized for its