"We were able to train 150 of our pipeline Teamsters," said Marion (Bubba) Davis, Director of the Division. Our instructors Richard Lindsay of the Construction Teamsters Training and Upgrading Fund of Southern California, Joe Gleaton of Teamsters Local 509's training center and Joe Costello and Greg Stroud of the Illinois Teamsters/Employers Apprenticeship and Training Fund did a terrific job."

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Teamster Pipeliners

The Illinois Teamsters/Employers Apprenticeship & Training Fund, as their objective is to train our apprentices in the field of CONSTRUCTION DRIVER and to ensure them that they are skilled in all phases of the construction industry. The Training Fund recognizes that in order to accomplish this, there must be well-developed on-the-job training combined with certification training. We ensure continual education training to achieve that our apprentices are the best qualified and skilled employees so that our Union contractors have the Safest and Productive employees available.

Please take the time and hear for yourself from our current apprentices of their thoughts of the training they have received and their goals. Their commitment to excellence and accomplishment make us very proud and has and will continue to impress their Employers for years to come.

Illinois Teamsters Training

"Another day on the pipeline thanks to the guys at the Illinois training Center Michael Borjas and Joe and Greg"

Another Teamster Member working because of his commitment to certified training

- Rich Garcia

"Nearly 450 Teamsters Complete New Program

Nearly 450 Teamsters Local 727 trade show and movie members have completed a new safety training course designed specifically for workers in their field.

The Illinois Teamsters/Employers Apprenticeship & Training Fund, which is affiliated with Teamsters Joint Council 25, conducted 15 four-hour courses in December and January at McCormick Place and Rosemont Exposition Center.

"We are always looking at ways to help educate our members and give them the training they need to continue working at the highest level possible," said John T. Coli, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 727 and President of Joint Council 25. "Thanks to the enthusiasm and participation of our hardworking members, this program has been incredibly successful right out of the gate."

Safety Training Course for Trade Show Members A Huge Success