Long Island City, NY (September 11, 2012) -
The Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local Union #137 will conduct a recruitment from September 17, 2012 through September 16, 2013 for 10 sheet metal worker (sign hanger & rigger) apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today.
Applications may be obtained at Local Union #137, 21-42 44th Dr., Long Island City, NY from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each Monday of the month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.
Special Instructions: Applicants must bring proof of a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), and valid driver's license to be eligible to fill out an application.
The Committee requires that applicants:
For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #137 at (718) 937-4514.
Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.