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House Passes Apprenticeship Legislation

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House Passes Apprenticeship Legislation

The House today approved the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (H.R. 447), legislation that would expand youth and adult access to instruction in the skilled trades.

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Florida Apprenticeship Program Boosts Local Workforce

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Florida Apprenticeship Program Boosts Local Workforce

The Builders Association of North Central Florida and its partner Santa Fe College provide individuals with the opportunity to “earn while they learn.”

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Labor Department Apprenticeship Program Omits Construction Sector

Filed in Codes and Standards, Workforce Development by on March 10, 2020 2 Comments
Labor Department Apprenticeship Program Omits Construction Sector

At a time when the residential construction industry is suffering a severe labor shortage, the U.S. Department of Labor today missed an important opportunity when it released its final rule to establish a process to develop industry-recognized apprenticeship programs. The agency specifically exempted the construction sector from taking part in the program.

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Labor Department Omits Construction Sector in Proposed Apprenticeship Expansion

Filed in Codes and Standards, Workforce Development by on June 25, 2019 0 Comments
Labor Department Omits Construction Sector in Proposed Apprenticeship Expansion

The U.S. Department of Labor omitted the construction sector when it announced a proposed rule that would establish a process to develop industry-recognized apprenticeship programs.

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Labor Department Announces New Apprenticeship Web Portal

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Labor Department Announces New Apprenticeship Web Portal

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of a new digital platform, Apprenticeship.gov. This innovative web portal will help employers to publicize available apprenticeships.

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DOL Issues Guidelines for Industry-led Apprenticeships

Filed in Codes and Standards by on July 30, 2018 0 Comments
DOL Issues Guidelines for Industry-led Apprenticeships

The Department of Labor issued guidelines last week for the creation of industry-led apprenticeship programs. The order is a step toward implementing President Trump’s executive order Expanding Apprenticeships in America that was issued last year.

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