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On September 28th, 2020 (Mentor, OH)–U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia and Congressman Dave Joyce visited Fredon Corporation and AWT to discuss how the AWT Apprenticeship Program is changing lives! The AWT apprentices were so grateful for the opportunity to speak about their personal experiences in the manufacturing industry. Thank you for bringing manufacturing and...
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On August 24th, 2020 (Painesville, OH)–AWT, in partnership with Auburn Career Center, Mentor Public Schools, Lake Shore Compact, and Lakeland Community College launched the AWT Apprenticeship Manufacturing Training Program with 20 apprentices. Each of our apprentices are on track to receive their nationally portable journeyman’s card,  wage increases , career development, and the possibility for...
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Mentor, OH (06/15/2020) – The Alliance for Working Together (AWT) Foundation would like to announce the beginning of the AWT Apprenticeship Program, which is a collaborative effort of the AWT Foundation, Lakeland Community College, Mentor Public Schools, Lake Shore Compact, and Auburn Career Center. Our community recognizes the need for skilled manufacturing workers and would...
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“However, when parents were told about the financial benefits of jobs in manufacturing, they said they would encourage their children to explore the field.” Source: Many Parents Undervalue Manufacturing as a Career for Their Children
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Adults looking for a job in advanced manufacturing or other fields are invited to attend the Mentor Job Fair hosted by Ohio Means Jobs and the City of Mentor on Sept. 12. Source: Mentor to host job fair 
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At AWT, we want to provide our members with additional tools to connect to potential employees and other businesses. The new Members’ Hub is one important step in realizing this goal and providing people with rewarding careers in manufacturing! AWT is thrilled to share with you how you can use your membership with us to...
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Laketran explores ways to expand the industrial workforce on Mentor’s Tyler Boulevard. Photo via Cleveland.com AWT, the Mentor Chamber of Commerce and the Lake County Ohio Port & Economic Development Authority are supporting the City of Mentor and Laketran in their efforts to investigate a transit route of some kind along Tyler Blvd. This initiative...
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We are so pleased and honored to be recognized by the Ohio Senate for our help with Nextwork, a program that will help connect manufacturers and the Next Generation. Our commendation says, “This admirable organization has enthusiasitcially partnered with local public school districts [who are the team leads for the project], the Manufacturing Advocacy Growth...
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