SAVE SMART SHEET METAL APPRENTICESHIPS

SaveSMARTapprenticeships.org In late June, the Department of Labor issued proposed rules governing the introduction of new Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). These privately-run apprenticeship programs will not be subject to the same standards and rules governing current programs. Currently, the construction industry is excluded from IRAPs, but nothing makes that exclusion permanent. That’s why it is …

SAVE SMART SHEET METAL APPRENTICESHIPS

In late June, the Department of Labor issued proposed rules governing the introduction of new Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). These privately-run apprenticeship programs will not be subject to the same standards and rules governing current programs.Currently, the construction industry is excluded from IRAPs, but nothing makes that exclusion permanent.That’s why it is now vitally important …