Even before housing’s boom-and-bust of the Great Recession, Kentucky builders recognized the workforce was aging and more high school students were being discouraged from entering the trades — the industry was staring down the face of a looming labor shortage. … Continue reading →
Kentuckiana Builds is a partnership between the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, KentuckianaWorks and the Louisville Urban League that helps Louisville residents learn new skills and become more employable in the building industry. Three BIA members regularly sit on … Continue reading →
Just over 60 days ago, Joe French, owner of Louisville Handyman & Remodeling, took a chance on hiring Brandon Summitt, a Spencer County Area Technology Center graduate. This chance, coupled with Joe’s desire to grow our industry’s next generation … Continue reading →
Partners with local schools, teachers, and community groups to improve upon shortages in the building industry. Serves as guest speakers and mentors to students interested in pursuing a career path in the construction trades, Actively works to promote careers in the skilled trades. To join this committee or to be added to the email list, contact Alex Martindale.