Apprenticeship Programs

DOL Final Regulations Aim to Increase Apprenticeship Diversity

Justin Held, CEBS

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up almost half of the labor force but represent only 7.1% of new enrollments in registered apprenticeship programs. Similarly, minorities show lower percentages entering apprenticeship programs than the overall workforce. Recognizing that women […]

Apprenticeship Programs Train for Work and for Life

Justin Held, CEBS

Apprenticeship programs have been gaining more attention recently for presenting an effective approach to filling skill gaps in the workforce. Challenges remain amid the attention, with program sponsors experiencing recruitment and funding issues. On the flip side, individual workers struggle with job security and […]