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City of St. Louis works to connect BUD graduates with construction jobs

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - The City of St. Louis has set up a website to connect graduates of the Building Union Diversity (BUD) program with jobs in the construction field.

The second class of the BUD program was recognized in downtown St. Louis on Monday.

The program is the first of its kind in the nation and has been recognized by the White House.

Graduates of the BUD program completed seven weeks of training to become union apprentices.

They guaranteed an interview with one of seven companies offering full-time union jobs.

The city has also unveiled a website to connect people with job openings in the construction field.
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