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Spotlight on Apprenticeships

In this digital special section, learn about all of the earn-to-learn opportunities in union apprenticeships in the building trades. Meet several local apprentices who are getting incredible on-the-job training — even helping repair the recent derecho damage.

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Thank you to the following section sponsors:

Acme Electric Company

Built by Pros

Campbell Supply Co

Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust

Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Building Trades Council

Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Local 263

Climate Engineers

D & S Sheetmetal, Inc

DA Bunch Co

Day Mechanical Services, Inc

Eastern Iowa Construction Association

ESCO Group

Helmets to Hardhats

International Association Of Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Local 81

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 405

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 234

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Iron Workers Local 89

Laborers' International Union of North America Local 43

Local 125 Plumbers and Steamfitters

Millwrights Local 2158

Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' Union Local 21 and Area 561


The Waldinger Corporation

Tri-City Electric Co

United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local Union 182

Universal Climate Control

Weitz Company