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News Archive 2019

4 Ways to Combat Workforce Shortages
Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Our construction industry faces a complex set of challenges regarding its workforce. Even with a robust apprenticeship program, today's union workforce must meet obstacles head-on. The following provides insight on how the Union trades and more specifically, Ironworkers Local 404, respond to four main challenges to deliver a skilled workforce for their signatory contractors and owners.

The Power of Partnerships
Tue, Jun 18, 2019

<p">The workforce is the backbone of the construction industry and matching the right skills with the proper amount of manpower to a project can be stressful. In a recent webinar with Tad Hoffmaster, Project Manager for ENERFAB and IWEA-Central PA Chairman, and Kerry Zettlemoyer, Business Manager for Ironworkers Local 404, participants learned how strong partnerships between contractors and the union workforce help deliver success.


Ironworkers Celebrate Nearly 25 Years Supporting the Scranton Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
Fri, Mar 1, 2019

As all of Scranton prepares to turn Irish for the day, members from Ironworkers Local 404 ensure the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade lives up to its long-standing tradition.

Introducing the trades to the next generation
Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Ironworkers Local 404 introduce high school students to the trade through the ACE Mentor Program.

Extreme weather brings host of dangers
Tue, Feb 12, 2019

When you think of dangers on a job site, the temperature isn’t typically high on the list, but frigid temperatures can lead to serious injury. To stay on schedule, construction sites will remain open through most weather conditions, meaning Ironworkers will continue to work outside and high up even when temperatures dip.