The Millwrights Indicator

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Latest Episodes

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February 25, 2022 00:31:29
A bright future with 2158

A bright future with 2158

In this episode we talk with Jon Mix, 2158 business representative, about the outlook of the millwrights in our area. We also discuss the importance of the pre-apprentice and expericed journeyman. Also how an individual with what may seem like a narrow skill set, could be the perfect apprentice for 2158! ...

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February 18, 2021 00:24:01
Brining Back the Brotherhood

Brining Back the Brotherhood

On this show I talk to Business Representative Jon Mix for local union 2158. We explain the importance of the unity and brotherhood that comes along with a union lifestyle. The ability to voice your opinion and make decisions on your future is a giant advantage of union life. So join us for the discussion and get a great look through the eyes of a union memeber! ...

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March 02, 2020 00:27:12
Mechatronics coming to 2158

Mechatronics coming to 2158

You heard it here first! The ground level view of 2158 expanding in to the robotics world! We take a look at the mechatronics field. I talk with Pete R. and John M. about the future of 2158 and what it might look like. This episode examins the world of robots, thier needs, and where our millwrights fit in with them! Local Union 2158 will be adding mechatronics to the syllabus, and we show you how large the scope is and where you can get training... ( Its here!) ...

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December 12, 2019 00:27:55
North Central States Business Representative and Communications interview

North Central States Business Representative and Communications interview

On todays episode I talk with Shaun C. and Richard K. about the roles of a business Representative and a communications expert. Topics like market share, member communications, work availabilities  and millwright job sites. We get a close look at how the North Central  States Regional Council of Carpenters  handle things like out of work millwrights, and the importance of skilled trades. ...

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10

May 21, 2019 00:27:44
Getting trades back in the high schools

Getting trades back in the high schools

On today's show I speak with Austin C. and Seth W. about the importance of talking about the trades in high school. Too many schols place all the importance on 4 year colleges or the military. These are all great options, but if the student is not interested in the universities or selective service, the trades is a great place to check out! We talk about what it is like to get an education after high school, only to be left with debt and headaches, and how the union Millwrights made both of those easier to handle. This episode is one that should be shared as much as possible with anyone under 18 that is starting to wonder what options life has for us after graduation. ...

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9

May 07, 2019 00:23:08
From the Military to the Millwrights

From the Military to the Millwrights

Today I talk with two prior service members and one that is currently in the National Guard. Blade Y. (USMC/National Guard) Jeff C. (USMC) and Beau B. (U.S. Navy) give some insight to the Millwrights from a service members view. We discuss the transition from life in military to life as a union Millwright. There are several advantages to making the move and we try highlight a few of them. We draw similarities to the work and way off life.  ...

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