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Apprenticeships Protected with Executive Order

A program designed to dilute the effectiveness of Union Apprenticeship Programs has been ended by the Biden Administration. The White House stopped the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP), which intended to move much of the supervision of such workforce initiatives to industry groups. The Biden administration was "concerned that the IRAP program creates a redundant apprenticeship program, with duplicate and often inferior systems that compete with the highly successful and longstanding Registered Apprenticeship Program.


Click here to read how the U.S. Department of Labor is now planning to strengthen registered apprenticeship programs: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/eta/eta20210217

Learn more about the training opportunities for Central South Carpenters, here: http://centralsouthcarpenters.org/leadership-locations/