Employers sign on to create almost 500 new apprenticeship programs

From Work Shift: “The White House has launched the Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative—a national network of more than 200 employers and other organizations who have signed on to create hundreds of new registered apprenticeships. … Over the next year, participants in the new initiative have agreed to: Develop 460 new registered apprenticeship programs across their 40 industries, Hire more than 10,000 new apprentices, Hold 5,000 outreach, promotional, and training events to help other business, labor, and education leaders launch similar programs. … About 93 percent of workers who complete registered apprenticeships gain employment and earn an annual average starting wage of $77,000, according to the administration.”

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