Industry-led, worker-centered, and community-focused

WRTP/BIG STEP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting individuals with careers in the manufacturing, construction, and emerging sectors while helping employers and unions find skilled workers to meet their demands.

Learn more about specific services we provide employers, job seekers, and youth.

The Latest

WRTP/BIG STEP assists in “Chipping Away at Inequity” in Madison

WRTP/BIG STEP’s work in helping underrepresented people get into careers in the skilled trades was featured in Madison’s Capital City Hues. To learn more about our impact in the Madison area, you can find the full story here.

Labor Community Campaign Kickoff for United Way

Last month, WRTP/BIG STEP was thrilled to host a special kickoff event for United Way in partnership with the local labor community. We greatly appreciate the work that United Way does in Milwaukee, and we are proud to receive support from United Way as a designated non-profit organization. Check out photos of the event on the Milwaukee Area Labor Council’s Facebook page here.