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2009-10-05 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Labor leaders from across the State of Kentucky will converge in Louisville on October 7, 2009, to take part in the Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Council Biennial Convention. During this three-day event, labor leaders will have a chance to meet, share ideas and help determine the future of organized labor in the State of Kentucky for the next two years. It is an important event and expected to draw hundreds of delegates...

2009-09-04 15:15:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Helmets to Hardhats has launched a new website to help veterans better prepare for reentry into civilian life. Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) is a non-profit program that connects transitioning military servicemembers to quality career opportunities in the construction industry. The new website, called Good to Go (G2G) (www.areyoug2g.com), provides servicemembers with customizable checklists covering everything from employment and housing to goal setting...

2009-05-21 15:35:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the nation pauses this Memorial Day to remember its fallen soldiers, at least one group remains on active duty to help our veterans find work during these tough economic times. High unemployment rates have made it harder for recently discharged servicemen and women to transition into civilian careers. And with homebuilding down, the construction industry would seem to offer slim opportunities for our returning heroes. Yet despite these...

2009-01-21 10:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (International Builders Show) - In yet another show of support for the nation's military, Sears Holdings today announced an alliance for the Craftsman tool brand with Helmets to Hardhats. A nonprofit organization created by the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, construction industry employers and trade associations, Helmets to Hardhats helps veterans successfully transition into family-supporting careers in the civilian sector....