Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Announces Grant To Retrain Veterans

The Department of Labor and Industry recently announced a grant in the amount of $311,000 to help retrain veterans for welding jobs. The grant, which will be used by the Steamfitters Local, will fund the Returning Veterans Welding Program, which is scheduled to start in the fall. The veterans will receive 96 hours of beginner welding training during an eight-week period.

An article covering the program in detail can be found on the Pittsburgh Post Gazette website:

Anyone interested in applying for a position in the Returning Veterans Welding Program should contact Steamfitters Local at 800-253-6960 or 412-381-1133

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