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New Funding Awarded to Train Masonry Trades Apprentices in 29 Counties for In-Demand Jobs

Governor Tom Wolf announced $297,000 in new funding through Pennsylvania’s Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program to help the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 9 continue its Western Pennsylvania Bricklayers Masonry Training Program in 29 counties and prepare apprentices for good-paying jobs.

This funding will allow the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 9 to continue its apprenticeship program in counties including Bedford and Blair counties.

Through the training courses, apprentices are taught bricklaying, tile setting, terrazzo work and stone masonry, while receiving...


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