Mohawk Magazine: Former steelworker goes from blue collar to green collar with Mohawk’s help
Mohawk College graduate Rick Phillips lost his job in March 2009, ending a 13-year career in the steel industry. A casualty of the recession, Rick joined thousands of other people that suddenly found without a job during the worst economic downturn in decades. Two years later, the economy is slowly recovering and Rick has a new career working as installer for The Green Method, a local company that specializes in green energy products such as geothermal heating and cooling units, solar panels and solar hot air units. Want to know more? Read the article in Mohawk Magazine.