NMRA and MMTA team up to address worker shortages

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The National Marine Representatives Association and Massachusetts Marine Trades Association are cooperating to address the workforce shortage in the marine industry. The focus of the collaboration is to attract younger workers to the marine trades through scholarship programs.

The MMTA furthers the interests of the marine trades in the Bay State by promoting and advocating for recreational boating, participating in the legislative process and developing education and training programs. The association’s educational trust offers a scholarship, the William Armstrong Scholarship Awards and job site, www.massboatingcareers.com.

“Our organizations share a deep commitments to bringing talented young people into the marine trades,” said Neal Trombley, NMRA president, in a statement. “We’re looking forward to working together to help the next generation discover rewarding, well-paying careers in the industry we love so much.”