Trump Job Training Plan Resolves Construction Fight for Now (2)

June 24, 2019, 1:04 PMUpdated: June 24, 2019, 9:16 PM

The Trump administration has unveiled the details of a new industry-led apprenticeship program, answering questions about the program’s funding and resolving a debate over whether to include the construction industry in the new system.

The DOL released a notice for proposed rulemaking June 24 that gives the public 60 days to comment on a regulation establishing certification requirements for the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program. The move, which will be funded by fees collected from the H-1B visa program, is designed to expand apprenticeship opportunities and give business more say in crafting training programs. It removes the construction industry from participating in ...

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