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ON THE LEVEL: Buttke among four students receiving apprenticeship training in their senior year

Oskar Buttke

At one time, Oskar Buttke was seriously considering trying to becoming a speech pathologist. Then he looked into the cost of getting a degree at a four-year university. Suddenly, the prospect of following several of his relatives into the electrical trades became quite appealing.

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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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