GM Customer Care and Aftersales Celebrates National Skilled Trades Day, Every Day GM Technician Excellence Program supports recruitment and retention by recognizing techniciansBackWARREN, Mich. — In recognition of National Skilled Trades Day, celebrated the first Wednesday in May each year, General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales thanks the more than 40,000 skilled auto technicians across its dealerships. Skilled auto technicians are a vital piece of a vehicle owner’s experience and GM applauds their service, both today and every day. “There is a national shortage of qualified technicians due in part to a misconception of a career in the skilled trades,” said John Roth, GM global vice president, Customer Care and Aftersales. In addition to helping support current technicians, GM is also committed to building the pipeline. To learn more about the many benefits of becoming a GM-certified auto technician and to view the video series, visit bringusyourtalent.com.