News - - As the construction industry continues to pick up, company leaders at Staab Construction in Marshfield are hopeful workforce training programs will prepare workers for job openings in the coming months.

Staab Construction is part of a group of 10 Wisconsin companies that received a $75,000 Fast Forward grant from the state Department of Workforce Development to train construction workers.

“Construction is really going to take a hit with the employee base because of retirements and people who left construction due to the downturn of the economy,” said Dan Neve, operations manager for Staab Construction. “It’s been difficult to find employees to work in our industry that are trained.”...

Ken Notes: This might be a good article to share with your local construction trade reps...

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- - Volume: 2 - WEEK: 23 Date: 6/3/2014 8:47:40 AM -