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The West Central Ohio Labor Council held a workshop for workers to learn more about different registered apprenticeship programs that will help them build their skill sets for manufacturing jobs.

The Los Angeles Hospitality Training Academy (HTA) recently launched its Culinary Apprenticeship Program, an intense five week program where 22 students receive accelerated training on how to becom

If President Trump were a factory, it would be a wheezing, noisy operation churning out tired old ideas.

There is a distinct difference between a job training program and an apprenticeship, and leaders in the labor movement are spreading this message.
There is a distinct difference between a job training program and an apprenticeship, and leaders in the labor movement are spreading this message.
Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino gave remarks at the AFL-CIO Apprenticeship Accelerator Meeting in Pittsburgh to highlight the benefits of registered apprenticeship programs.
Samantha Toggas, 26, learned metalsmithing and soldering at Tyler School of Art. After graduating with a bachelor of fine arts degree, she took a detour and got trained in welding — a skill that has landed her in Philly Shipyard’s apprentice program.
June 14, 2017 -- After a 16-year battle, hotel workers employed by the DoubleTree in Santa Monica announced Tuesday they are joining UNITE Here Local 11, a hospitality workers union already representing employees at some of the larger local hotels.

The California Workforce Development Board and the Labor and Workforce Development Agency are pleased to announce that the following grants have been awarded as part of the Model High Road Training

A new articulation agreement between Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) and Boston Education, Skills & Training Corporation (BEST Corp.) links students who excel in hospitality apprenticeships with opportunities for advancement in the field.
The question of who gets to share in our city’s prosperity is the pressing question of our time. While Boston is enjoying a remarkable resurgence from the Great Recession, it is clear that this prosperity has not been widely shared. By one estimate, we have the highest rate of income inequality in America.

There are approximately 20 million Americans employed in key service-sector industries who lack foundational skills in literacy, numeracy, or digital problem-solving.

Caroline Sande stood in front of the graduates of the Bridge to Culinary program at their December 9th ceremony in Roxbury as a prime example of someone who made the most of the opportunity she’d been given.
The hospitality industry in Boston is growing dramatically. More than 30 new hotels are under development. Gaming is arriving in Massachusetts. Hundreds of current hotel workers are approaching retirement age.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced that it has awarded AFL-CIO Working for America Institute (WAI) a $1.37 million contract to expand multi-employer apprenticeship programs in two important sectors with potential for job growth – manufacturing and hospitality.