More electricians needed in the clean energy workforce
From WorkingNation: “Demand for electricians is expected to grow by 7% in the 10 years ending in 2031, with roughly 80,000 openings per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.This projection was made before the Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law in 2022. … By some estimates, 100,000 green jobs were created in the first six months after the bill was signed last August. … Pacific Inside Electrical JATC (Joint Apprentice and Training Committee) in North Bend, Oregon is a union training program affiliated with IBEW Local 932. The union is trying to recruit more applicants for its electrician apprenticeship program, specifically minorities, women, veterans, and people from disadvantaged communities.”View the full article from WorkingNation.
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