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Welders and Unions, the Pros and Cons

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, "More than one-fourth of welders belong to unions." There are a variety of benefits available to union members. Benefits depend on the union's collective bargaining agreements. Unions fight for increased wages, better healthcare, safer working conditions, and retirement benefits.

Win a Copy of Spark: Lincoln Electric’s Success Story

Journalist Frank Koller tells the unique, if sometimes unbelievable, story of welding equipment manufacturer Lincoln Electric in his book Spark: How Old-Fashioned Values Drive a Twenty-First Century Corporation. Public Affairs Books have provided a copy for review on Weld My World, as well as five

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Are Welding Jobs in Demand?

Who would take the time to become a Certified Welder without the promise of a job? Every welder who enrolls in a class for basic welding training or additional certification wants to know if there’s a good chance of finding a job. Is that a realistic expectation