E-Newsletter

Students Take Stand for Safe Driving

        Release date: July 31, 2018 For more information, contact: Office of Public Affairs OPAExec@dot.wi.gov, (608)266-3581 Students take stand for safe driving “Leave your phone alone until you get home,” is the message of a new public service announcement hitting the airwaves throughout Wisconsin. It was scripted, filmed and produced by middle school…

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ITTF OSHA 30 Training

ITTF OSHA 30 Training This four day course over two weeks is accredited by OSHA and developed by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association in cooperation with NSC. Curriculum addresses the core safety and health hazards common to the roadway construction industry and focuses on activities responsible for the majority of work zone fatalities…

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All Participants Graduate Heavy Equipment Operator Training

The Tribal Labor Advisory Committee (TLAC) offered Heavy Equipment Operator training in October 2017. Following a rigorous review of 30 applications, the 12 candidates selected were: Michael Belisle – St. Croix Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians William Chapman – Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Michael Chevalier – Menominee Indian Tribe…

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Heavy Equipment Operator Training Scholarship

The Tribal Labor Advisory Committee (TLAC) is offering Heavy Equipment Operator training. The training will begin October 9th, and will meet for five days a week for three weeks.  Scholarships are being offered for the class, lodging, mileage and food. Click here for details.

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New TLAC Coordinator

The Tribal Labor Advisory Committee is pleased to welcome Cyless Peterson as the new TLAC Coordinator. “I am a Lac du Flambeau Tribal Member and currently live in Madison with my two daughters ages 10 and 6.  I graduated from Edgewood College in Madison with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology, and previously received an…

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U.S. Needs More Tradespeople

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople FONTANA, Calif. — At a steel factory dwarfed by the adjacent Auto Club Speedway, Fernando Esparza is working toward his next promotion. Esparza is a 46-year-old mechanic for Evolution Fresh, a subsidiary of Starbucks that makes juices and smoothies. He’s taking a class in industrial…

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Season’s Greetings – News, Upcoming Meetings and Events

Season’s Greetings! I hope this finds you doing well and staying warm. As you prepare for the upcoming holidays, there are a couple of things I wanted to share with you. We have re-opened the Recruitment & Referral Survey, and are targeting contractors. Contractors input is vital to TLAC’s strategies and efforts. We hope you…

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