"I completed a 4 year apprenticeship with the Finishing Trades Institute, and have been a member for 10 years. I have been involved in more activites outside of the jobsite, and hope to become a district council staff member. "
"The union has given me a lot of opportunities that I never would have had. I have been able to start planning more for my future and looking forward to my pension and my benefits."
"I enjoy being able to work all over the area where I live and see jobs I worked on in my travels. I enjoy having weekends off to spend with my family, and I’m looking forward to retirement at a decent age.
Its like a community. It has impacted my life and families life by just giving me more stability financially and mentally because knowing you have job security is amazing!
"I started as a first year apprentice and never looked back. I love the fact that there are contracts in place to protect the workers. By being a more involved member you can really make a difference in not only your life but your fellow brothers and sisters lives as well.