Training programs, apprenticeships help workers transition to trades

Posted by Thao Nelson - On August 16, 2010 (EST)

The construction industry has been hit hard by the recession, but that hasn’t discouraged people like Rusty Knorr from seeking retraining in the building trades. After the 45-year-old former bicycle mechanic was laid off from his job at REI last year, he enrolled in Seattle Central Community College’s Cabinetmaking and Fine Woodworking program.

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