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Labor Department Taps Executives, Union Officials for Apprentice Program


The Labor Department is enlisting the help of corporate executives, labor unions and governors to develop its policy of expanding the use of apprenticeships in the U.S.

The department announced 23 members of the president’s apprenticeship task force on Monday, charging them with crafting a plan to expand use of the training strategy that is popular in Europe but little-used is most U.S. industries.


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