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MITA February 2015 Newsletter


What's in it for you?

A shortage of skilled workers is forecast for the future. Join MITA in preparing the next generation of masons. Help to put a trowel in the hands of students. MITA assists hundreds of students to learn masonry skills each school year. Trainees have accomplished pre-apprenticeship and seek careers in the masonry field. WHY? Watch the Video
Contractor Member Benefit
You have no worries when using MITA Apprentices. They are State of California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Apprenticeship Standards and Federal Department of Labor certified registered. If you're not using MITA, then before you hire be sure to look up to verify an individual’s certified registered status here's the link.

Shout Out!

Many thanks to Faber Masonry and Lyle Faber who participates on the Career Technical Education Advisory Committee for Escondido Union High School District. Faber has volunteered many advisory hours and shares industry trends and market needs with the Committee. Faber helps promote masonry for trainees as a pathway to careers. He is a second generation mason, longtime member of MITA, and serves as Vice President on the board for Masonry Contractors Association of San Diego.  

Thank you!
To all employers who requested and were dispatched MITA apprentices to their public works projects. Check out the Frazier Masonry team photo with a stunning view of the skyline near the San Diego Airport and Old Glory. The project's a massive 2 million square-foot structure which will house 12 rental car companies and will include a customer service building, a quick-turn-around car prep facility, and a 5,000 car ready/return area. It's part of San Diego Airport's long-range plan to reduce airport traffic congestion and bring passengers closer to Interstate 5 and commuter rail lines. 

You make the difference!
Thank you to all members for being a part of the past, present, and future of Masonry Industry Training Association of Southern California Bricklayers U.A.C. thank you! MITA promotes masonry recruiting, training, and apprenticing new skilled masons. Everyone’s invited to join now to help lay a solid foundation for the future. 

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