Union Labor & Workforce Development

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What is so critical about union labor and workforce development?

Workforce development opportunities and labor unions provide resources, skills training, and workplace advocacy for working people. It is critical to provide ample workforce development opportunities to train workers for the sustainable careers of today and tomorrow. Labor unions promote unity and provide key protection to working people to ensure their best interests are in mind as we transition to a sustainable economy.

Occupations in Union Labor & Workforce Development

Let’s take a look at just a few of the fastest-growing jobs in this sector.

Workforce Development

Local job training courses, colleges, universities, and career and technical institutes equip workers with the knowledge and skills needed in a sustainable, 21 st century economy.

Union Labor

Labor unions advocate for job opportunities and family sustaining wages for their membership. Sustainable construction, green utility updates, and renewable energy installation are just a few of the sectors that can benefit from union labor.

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Opportunities in Union Labor & Workforce Development

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Pitt Center for Sustainable Business

The mission of the Center for Sustainable Business is to maximize the value of investments in sustainable business strategies for all stakeholders. We accomplish this by leveraging the unique expertise and capabilities of an active research and teaching community together with the applied knowledge and industry experience of some of the world’s most influential companies.

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Master Builders Association Western PA

The MBA is the voice of construction in Western Pennsylvania. The combination of MBA services, its administration of CAP programs and national affiliation with the Associated General Contractors of America, assures architects, construction users and developers that MBA contractors provide the best value for the construction dollar.

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Sustainable Pittsburgh

At Sustainable Pittsburgh, we empower decision-making that builds a fundamentally equitable, resilient, healthy, and prosperous region.

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involveMINT is a Community Exchange Network – a marketplace for community service and local business resources. The Community Exchange Network empowers citizens to adopt impactful projects, solve problems, and create livelihoods through a currency exchanged among a community network of goods and services.

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Mon Valley Initiative

Mon Valley Initiative strengthens the Mon Valley region by responsibly investing in our people and places.

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Landforce is committed to building a just world, where everyone belongs, lives in a healthy environment, and surpasses their greatest dreams. We nourish a culture of self-empowerment for people aspiring towards meaningful and stable employment, as we protect and improve the environment.

KEYS Service Corps AmeriCorps

KEYS’ mission is to empower youth to achieve positive outcomes through mentoring, academic engagement, and community engagement.

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Automotive Career Development Center (ACDC)

ACDC exists to keep independent automotive repair shops in business. ACDC has taught more hybrid classes in more places and for more people than any other hybrid / EV company around, starting in early 2000.

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Slippery Rock University

The Park and Conservation program at SRU offers one undergraduate degree in Park and Resource Management and two graduate degrees in Park and Resource Management and Environmental Education. If you are looking for both an exciting and rewarding career, you have come to the right place! We take great pride in educating the next generation of park and resource professionals. The Parks and Conservation faculty members are dedicated to helping students find information on both seasonal and full-time positions.

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Pasa Sustainable Agriculture

We work to build a more economically-just, environmentally-regenerative, and community-focused food system through education and research that directly supports farmers.

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