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April 2018

Congratulations to the next PSEG Ready2Work class as they embark on a journey to better their future. This program is their first step to becoming part of Connecticut’s local labor unions. Fourteen of the most qualified were chosen from an applicant pool that has nearly doubled since the last class. As part of the largest class to date, a great majority of those chosen come from minority groups with 11 of the applicants being Bridgeport residents. Although the second class has already begun, accepted applicants who are still in high school will attend the summer class. The Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program aims to prepare Bridgeport residents, including minorities, women and veterans, for high-paying careers in the construction industry. Ready2Work is part of a half-million-dollar private investment in the residents of the city of Bridgeport. Students will attend five classes over