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Detroit residents looking for work should head here on April 3

Posted: 1:47 PM, Mar 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-02 12:22:52-04
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DETROIT (WXYZ) — Under Mayor Mike Duggan's Executive Order, local construction companies are required to use 51 percent of Detroit labor on publicly-funded construction projects.

As a result, the City of Detroit has announced a large scale construction careers hiring event to help these construction companies comply with the requirement.

The hiring event will take place on Wednesday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northwest Activities Center on 18100 Meyers in Detroit.

Detroit residents with experience or interest in construction and construction-related fields, such as commercial driving, to meet with more than two dozen metro Detroit contractors to fill open positions.

Participating companies include:

  • Alberici Constructors, Inc.
  • Angelo Iafrate Construction
  • Atsalis Brothers
  • BlackBerry Systems
  • Cadillac Asphalt
  • Century Cement Co
  • Commercial Contracting Corporation
  • DTE
  • Giorgi Concrete
  • Homrich
  • International Building Products
  • Leidal & Hart
  • LP Industries
  • Major Cement Company
  • P.K. Contracting
  • Pullman
  • Ram Construction Services
  • Rauhorn Electric Inc.
  • Scodeller Construction
  • Uniland
  • Z Contractors
  • City of Detroit departments, including BSEED and DWSD
“One of our key goals is to ensure that Detroiters play a major part in the development opportunities happening in Detroit“ said Charity Dean, whose Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity (CRIO) Department is tasked with monitoring compliance with EO2016-1. “With the construction season ramping up, this is the perfect time for employers who need to hire Detroiters to meet the Detroiters who want construction careers.”

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