How Apprenticeships Create Paths to Better Lives

Elevator technician working

In a recent piece published by Engineering News-Record, Chuck Harrington, CEO of Parsons Corp., and Sean McGarvey, President of North America’s Building Trades Unions, highlight the value of registered apprenticeship programs. The authors use the Los Angeles International Airport Apprenticeship Readiness Program as an example of a program that empowers students from diverse backgrounds to thrive in the building trades.

The International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC), as well as its signatory contractor partners, are proud of its accredited apprenticeship training program. IUEC members, each of whom have successfully completed the robust training program, are as a result the most educated, safest workers in the elevator industry.

The future of our nation’s infrastructure depends on the manner in which we educate and train the U.S. workforce.