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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Rep. Gene Green Partners with Labor Unions and Local Elected Officials to Host First Joint Labor Job Fair

February 27, 2014
Press Release

(Houston, TX) Representative Gene Green invites Texans to the first of many Joint Labor Job Fairs in the Houston area in partnership with State Senator Sylvia Garcia, Jacinto City Mayor Ana Diaz, City of Houston District I Councilman Robert Gallegos, Pct. 2 Constable Chris Diaz, Harris County AFL-CIO, and Gulf Coast Building Trades.

“I’m pleased to be a partner in such a great initiative to bring union membership opportunities and jobs to Houstonians. It’s critical that we remain committed to creating opportunities for jobs locally.”

Participating companies and unions will provide information about union membership and trades, and job placement opportunities for residents in the Gulf Coast region. Attendees will also be able to visit informational booths for information about apprenticeship programs.

Additionally, the fair will host employers from a variety of industries that are looking to hire full and part-time employees immediately. This event is open to the public, and high school students are also encouraged to attend to learn more about scholarship opportunities and apprenticeship programs. 

Rep. Green, elected officials, and Labor Union representatives will also hold a joint press event during the Job Fair on Friday, March 7th at 5:00 p.m.

WHAT:          Joint Labor Job fair & Press Event

WHEN:          Friday, March 7 from 3-7 p.m. & Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

                     PRESS EVENT: Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Jacinto City Town Center: 1025 Oates Road, Jacinto City, Texas, 77029