Construction companies have recently started embracing more young people and more youth apprenticeships, a state workforce development official said.
The state's director for apprenticeship standards said the signatures were the start of new career pathways for high school and post high school students.
Plumbers’ union showcases state-of-the-art apprentice training center, a cut above as state apprenticeships grow
As trade apprenticeships rise in Wisconsin, some unions offer more intense and higher level training.
Community colleges are in trouble. Enrollment has fallen 37% since 2010, and their completion rates are dismal — nearly half of students drop out within a year.
A recent report finds graduates of union apprenticeships earn wages and benefits that rival those earned by workers with a four-year college degree, calling such programs the "bachelor's degree" of the construction industry.
A bill that would provide a tax break for apprenticeship tuition earned the support of the state Senate and Assembly this week and is now on its way to Gov. Tony Evers' desk.
The state Assembly was moving on Thursday to give its approval to a bill that would prevent more than one journeyman from ever being required to oversee the work of a single apprentice.
By Marie Rohde The construction industry didn’t get what it wanted in the Legislative Audit Bureau’s report on women and minorities in apprenticeship programs for the trades. “We were hopeful […]
Madison (AP) — State auditors say the Department of Workforce Development should step up efforts to ensure diversity in apprenticeship programs. The Legislative Audit Bureau found DWD has not consistently […]
By Paul Snyder Contractors working on state projects should have a choice between hiring apprentices and journeymen, according to construction groups asking the state to ease its employment rules. “We […]
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