The job market in the Northland is improving drastically.  With the addition of several restaurants, expansion of medical needs facilities and the construction of several buildings, there is the need for more construction trades employees.  If you are looking for a job or wanting a change this is valuable information you need to know!

Because of the abundance of jobs available, Duluth construction trade organizations are partnering to get the word out and not duplicate their efforts.  There are  jobs, training programs, and apprenticeship programs available and the industry is in need of people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.  Just think, you could have a job that will help support economic growth in a critical industry.

Women, Native Americans, and people of color are especially encouraged to attend.  If you're Interested you should attend a special workshop on Wednesday, August 6, at the Community Action Duluth building, 2424 West 5th Street in Duluth.  The informational workshop will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Here you'll be able to meet union representatives from: Carpenters, Sheet Metal, Roofers, Bricklayers, Painters, Iron Workers, laborers, electricians, plumbers and more.

If you have questions, Rhonda Rutford, Business Services Representative for the Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) Minnesota WorkForce Center, 402 West 1st Street, Duluth is your go to person.  You can reach her at 218.302.8406.

Good luck in your job search!!