Marlen Miranda, Drywall Finisher Before joining the union as a drywall finisher, Marlen met a friend who introduced her to the trade. She had no experience but needed a change and wanted something new. After a year of working with a local company, Marlen heard about an opportunity at Centro Laboral de Graton, who worked […]October 01, 2022
With the help of the apprenticeship program and the mentorship of journeymen in the trade, I was able to eventually work my way into a foreman’s position and now a superintendent. This has offered me financial growth opportunities, health care coverage for my family, and a retirement, all of which would not have been available if I had not joined the union.