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Gov’s Training Hub

Labor Dept unveils Apprenticeship.gov On August 30, the Department of Labor unveiled a new facet of its workforce initiative, a digital training hub called Apprenticeship.gov. Just in time for Labor Day weekend (I hope you all had a good one!), the website is a one-stop resource mainframe compiled by the Labor Department following years of […]

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Highs and Lowe’s

Home improvement store launching trade skills training program Lowe’s announced today its Track to the Trades program, a new workforce development initiative that aims to provide career alternatives and financial support for employees to pursue a skilled trade. Lowe’s will partner with Guild Education, which specializes in education for adults. The initiative, which will debut […]

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Apprenticeships On Pace

20% increase since President’s goal declared two years ago The United States Department of Labor released a statement Saturday reporting a 20 percent increase in the total number of apprenticeships nationwide over the past two years. An upswing labeled “dramatic” by the D.O.L., these numbers indicate a concerted response to the goal issued by President […]

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Can we solidify job training from the roots?

ILAB works to network internationally Mark Mittelhauser is Associate Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs for ILAB. Fresh off National Apprenticeship Week (November 1-7), where he helped organize and promote events across the country in support of the career based training system, Mittelhauser has also proven committed to similar promising initiatives elsewhere. Mittelhauser works for the […]

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