Labor News Reports on UA Midwest Welding Training Center
The Fox Valley Labor News recently ran a feature story on the UA Local 597 Midwest Welding Training Center and how its students learn the skills to secure a job in the pipe welding industry. The PCA and PAMCANI Alliance will hold its Tuesday, May 12 Membership Meeting at this location giving guests the opportunity to tour the new state of the art training facility up close and personal. To view the Fox Valley Labor News article in its entirety, click here.
UA Training Department: Yes, There's an App for That!
The UA’s latest Training Apps are designed to meet the needs of our membership by serving as a resource for easy access to a number of important Training Department materials.
The Apps are supported on all Apple, Android and Windows devices, and can be downloaded by visiting your app store; simply put in the search terms as follows: UA Training, International Training Fund, or UA Interactive Curriculum. Any one of those will take you to our new Apps. Click here for full story.
The Project Risk-Reward Curve in Construction Contracting
By Matt Stevens PhD
Risk versus reward is an elemental concept of economics. It states that for every increased unit of risk, the risk taker should seek an additional unit(s) of reward. In most cases, there should be at least a ratio of one to one. Many times, it should be more units of reward. This compensates for the high probability that the reward will not occur. In other words, it can be attractive to take a large risk i.e. buy a company's stock equity based on an unproven product if a large financial reward may result when all goes well. Read the rest of our five-page white paper here.
Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: Fort Campbell Graduation
Today, 17 service members graduate from the inaugural Veterans in Piping (VIP) welding class at Fort Campbell, which is located astride the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Fort Campbell is also our first VIP site where we have built our own welding shop on base thanks to the installation generously providing an entire building to dedicate to the program. Read the full story.
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