Tag Archives: apprenticeship

Journeyman-to-apprentice bill moving toward vote

The state Legislature is likely to soon take up a bill that would prevent state officials from requiring that more than one journeyman ever supervise any one new apprentice. State-mandated journeyman-to-apprentice ratios now vary by trade. For carpenters, for example, the mandatory ratio ...

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Walker kills apprenticeship order

By James Briggs Gov. Scott Walker‘s rollback of an apprenticeship requirement for certain state projects removed an unnecessary burden from companies struggling to put people to work, according to several construction representatives. Walker has rescinded Executive Order 108, a directive ...

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NAACP intensifies call for minority apprentices

By Sean Ryan The level of minority participation in construction apprenticeships is frustrating the leaders of the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP. But members of the industry charged with improving participation rates say the high unemployment rate in construction makes ...

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