PARIC Corporation is actively developing a plan to grow a young, more diverse workforce in St. Louis. The program aims to give the next generation of skilled workers a head start on moving from the classroom to the workplace.
PARIC is partnering with craft unions, career/technical schools throughout the region, and state job training programs. Some partners include the Building Union Diversity (BUD) pre-apprenticeship program, St. Louis Office of Training and Employment (SLATE), Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT), and the MOKAN construction training program. These programs are designed to help minorities, women, and St. Louis residents have access to the education they need to become tradespersons.
PARIC recently hosted its second annual Signing Day. Local graduates from area schools and apprenticeship programs came to the PARIC corporate office to meet the executive team and be officially welcomed to the company as a union tradesperson.
View the full article originally posted in the Labor Tribune.