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Tag Archives: U.S. Department of Labor

Letter: Committed to apprenticeship diversity

To the editor: We in the Department of Workforce Development take issue with a number of the points in your recent article on Wisconsin’s apprenticeship program. For the record, we completely support the need for racial diversity in construction apprenticeships, ...

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Feds investigate minority apprentices

By Sean Ryan A former union president is joining the chorus of criticism of state-certified apprenticeship programs and prompting a federal investigation of minority recruitment and retention. Paul Blackman, retired president of Steelworkers Federal Union No. 19806 in Milwaukee, said ...

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Canceled contract delays PLA resolution

By Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com A federal decision to delay bidding out a New Hampshire project sidesteps a legal challenge over whether such contracts can include project labor agreements. The U.S. Department of Labor this week reported it canceled bidding for ...

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