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Apprenticeships Protected with Executive Order

A program designed to dilute the effectiveness of Union Apprenticeship Programs has been ended by the Biden Administration. The White House stopped the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP), which intended to move much of the supervision of such workforce initiatives to industry groups. The Biden administration was "concerned that the IRAP program creates a redundant apprenticeship program, with duplicate and often inferior systems that compete with the highly successful and longstanding Registered Apprenticeship Program.

Read more about President Biden's action, here:

Click here to read how the U.S. Department of Labor is now planning to strengthen registered apprenticeship programs: