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      This page is dedicated to the hard working men and women of the Virginia State Building Trades. Trade Unionists that have dedicated their careers to improving the lives of working class people across the commonwealth.
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      Union Membership comes with many benefits not talked about often enough. All of our trades provide health care for you and your family members. In addition retirement plans, sometimes in several forms, will be provided for you. A higher hourly wage will be negotiated on your behalf. All of your benefits will be provided to you and your family as a part of a collective bargaining agreement.
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      Contrary to popular belief college is not the only pathway for a person to be succesful and earn a living wage. Most colleges will cost tens of thousands of dollars leaving you with mountain of debt and often an education in an already over crowded field. If you like to work with your hands and are willing to learn a trade an apprenticeship is for you.
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      Union Membership comes with many benefits not talked about often enough. All of our trades provide health care for you and your family members. In addition retirement plans, sometimes in several forms, will be provided for you. A higher hourly wage will be negotiated on your behalf. All of your benefits will be provided to you and your family as a part of a collective bargaining agreement.
      Read More...
      Contrary to popular belief college is not the only pathway for a person to be succesful and earn a living wage. Most colleges will cost tens of thousands of dollars leaving you with mountain of debt and often an education in an already over crowded field. If you like to work with your hands and are willing to learn a trade an apprenticeship is for you.
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