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New York State Department of Labor

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

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Massena, NY (August 17, 2017) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Laborers, Local #1822, will conduct a recruitment from September 11, 2017 through August 06, 2018 for five skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be obtained at Local Union #1822, 49 ½ Maple St., Massena, NY; Paddock Arcade, Suite15, 2nd Floor, Watertown, NY; or 23 Elm St., Suite 400, Plattsburgh, NY, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. Applications must be received no later than August 06, 2018.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work and related instruction.
  • Must pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must verbally attest that they are physically able to do the work of a Skilled Construction Craft Laborer.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #1822 at (315) 769-8731.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


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