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Long Island building laborers’ union looking for 20 apprentices

Thursday, April 7, 2016

This article first appeared in Newsday.

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of Local 66 of the General Building Laborers union will begin taking applications Monday for 20 skilled construction craft laborer apprenticeships, officials said.

Applications can be obtained at the Local 66 office, 1600 Walt Whitman Rd. in Melville, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, excluding legal holidays. The forms must be completed in person.

The recruitment period ends April 10, 2017.

Applicants should be 18 or older, have lived on Long Island for at least six months prior to applying, provide proof of completion of high school or GED courses, be physically able to do the work, have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license, pass a written exam and drug test, and become a union member.

More information is available by calling 631-454-2330.