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President's Message

“Our employers who use apprenticeship programs know that their workforce is more prepared, productive and better trained than their competition. Apprenticeship programs serve to better an employer’s bottom line and gives it a competitive advantage.”

Supporting National Apprenticeship Programs

The GMP has long partnered with many of our employers in developing and supporting federally approved National Apprenticeship Programs. As cited on the DOL website, registered apprenticeship programs are a structured way for companies to support career development for their employees. It is well documented that registered apprenticeship programs help employers increase recruitment, improve retention of highly qualified employees and reduce overall training costs. ...

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Check out the many benefits and products available at discounted prices to all GMP members (and retirees) at Union Plus. Established by the AFL-CIO when they created Union Privilege in 1986, Union Plus provides union members and their families with valuable consumer benefits. With Union Plus benefits, your union membership "pays" at work and at home.
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ITT corporationITT corporation BeGan in 1920 as International Telephone & Telegraph, a Puerto Rico-based phone company. However, in 1959 ITT named a new CEO, Harold S. Geneen and embarked on a new course as a multi-industry company. In 1961 the Engineered Valves business was purchased by ITT.

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