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4th Annual Info Expo

mapDate & Time: Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Location: Carpenters Union Hall
710 Olive Street, Saint Paul, MN 55130
Directions: Carpenters Union Hall

Who will be there?

Bricklayers Carpenters
Cement Masons Electricians
Ironworkers Laborers
Limited Energy – Low Voltage
Diversion Solutions Dunwoody College of Technology
Goodwill Easter Seals Guadalupe Alternative Programs
HIRED Green Construction Trades MNDEED & MN Workforce Center Training
Saint Paul College – Trading Up!
Contractors/Government Entity
Adolfson & Peterson AP Midwest
Hennepin County JE Dunn
McGough Construction PCL Construction
Ryan Companies Section 3 Collaborative

Download: Expo Flyer

Official Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium construction time-lapse

Watch 32 months’ worth of stadium construction in 3 minutes: Vikings Stadium

Is Apprenticeship the Right Choice?

DLI4webMinnesota’s apprenticeship system offers an opportunity for a person with limited job skills to enter a high-wage industry, gaining experience and salary increases through on-the-job training and classroom instruction. The earn-while-you-learn system enables individuals to move to the top of the wage scale in three to five years.

  • Private College: Students pay $133K (The average cost of four-year private college tuition in Minnesota.).
  • Public College: Students pay $29K (The average cost of four-year state university tuition in Minnesota.).
  • Apprenticeship:  Students earn $144K (Average wages earned by an apprentice during four years of on-the-job training.).

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRY • (651) 284-5090 • 1-800-342-5354

Council OKs Blue Line Extension project scope and budget; cities are up next.

Map excerpt shows northern end of METRO Blue Line Extension.

Earlier this month the Council approved an updated project scope and nearly $1.5 billion cost estimate for the planned METRO Blue Line Extension LRT project. The scope and budget, which now includes 11 stations, was recommended for approval in November by the Corridor Management Committee. The project, often called Bottineau LRT, will extend the existing Blue Line from Target Field in downtown Minneapolis into the northwest suburbs. The project scope and budget now heads to each of the cities along the line for what’s called municipal consent.

State of Minnesota Veterans Priority of Service

A veteran shall be given priority over a non-veteran for receipt of employment, training, and placement of services in job training programs if the veteran meets the program’s eligibility requirements.

Current or former military members, no matter the era of service, receive priority services in all Workforce Centers (WFCs) across the state. WFC staff provide the fastest, most-effective service possible – in person or online.

A service provided by Ramsey County Workforce Solutions, 651.266.6041


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