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Department of Labor and President Obama Celebrate First-Ever National Apprenticeship Week

More than 200 local events will highlight the positive impact of apprenticeship in America WASHINGTON –Apprenticeship is a proven path for workers into the middle class and an effective strategy for businesses to train for the skills they need. For decades, the skilled trades have led the way in developing and refining apprenticeships in America. Today, in addition to using their expertise to apply this unique learn and earn model to modern methods and skills, new apprenticeships are emerging to prepare workers with the skills needed to thrive in today’s global economy. To “support and encourage apprenticeship programs that will ... Read more