Union Training Programs in Philadelphia Help Build Better Workers

Union educator Michael Schurr is setting up a train-the-trainer course in traffic safety control at the recent request of painting contractors, now busy with stimulus-funded work repainting the nation’s bridges.

“They want to keep the maniacs on the road,” said Schurr, a former glazier who now directs the apprenticeship program for District 21 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades.

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