SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

December 09, 2010 05:00 ET

NECA-IBEW Initiates Native America Electrician Training Program, an Electric TV Webcast, a feature of "Industry Today" on

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - December 9, 2010) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- NECA-IBEW, in association with the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, has initiated the Native American Electricians Training Program. As featured on a recent webcast on Electric TV, the pilot program has trained 23 Native Americans from 16 states. The training was conducted over six weeks at the United Tribes Technical College and IBEW Local 714 in Bismarck, North Dakota.

This program is bringing hope and a new career path opportunity for Native Americans across the country.

For more information on how NECA-IBEW can help implement your next construction project, be it large or small, visit Electric TV.

The National Electrical Contractors Association, or NECA, was founded in 1901 and seeks to serve the management interests of electrical contractors in the United States. NECA boasts 119 chapters in all 50 states, four regional offices and a home office in Bethesda, Maryland. NECA maintains its leadership role in the electrical industry through labor relations, training, education, advocacy and research.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, or IBEW, was founded in 1891 as a means for electrical workers to come together with one voice. Since that time, the IBEW has grown to more than 750,000 members throughout the U.S. and Canada. Through its training, on-the-job skill and professionalism, the IBEW represents the best electricians in the world. The IBEW seeks to organize all electrical workers in the United States into local unions.

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