Posts tagged apprentice
Opinion: Apprenticeships, Not College, Can Help Reduce Unemployment
June 25, 2022 // We estimate that the entirety of our current employment gap is driven by people without children under 18 at home and most predominantly by young adults. While total employment is down 0.28% since the start of the pandemic, employment among 20- to 24-year-olds is down 3.7%. Claudia Goldin, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, employment gap, Huntsville, Alabama, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, Pathways, Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, IRAP model,
Energy secretary: US offshore wind jobs should be union jobs
May 31, 2022 // Granholm said the administration is committed to creating “union jobs in America in this clean energy economy.” She said she wants predominantly American union workers to build U.S. offshore wind farms and would like to see project labor agreements in all aspects of the energy transition, drawing cheers from workers at the pier. “That’s what we’d like, all union,” she told The Associated Press.
California: Anti-worker or pro-worker? Why labor unions are fighting over a housing bill
May 12, 2022 // Under Wicks’ bill, developers would have to pay union-level wages — which are common to builders of exclusively affordable housing, but rare among market rate developers. Projects larger than 50 units would require health benefits for workers and contractors would need to request the dispatch of apprentices, but if they’re unavailable, the project would move forward anyway.
Labor Relations Radio, Ep 11—Guest: Joe Perpiglia, ABC President of Eastern PA talks about union RCOs, sabotage and more
March 24, 2022 // Unions are trying to pass ordinances in cities and towns nationwide to exclude non-union employers and their employees from doing public works. They’re called Responsible Contractor Ordinances (RCOs)
Automation Won’t Eliminate Truckers
February 8, 2022 // Even though U.S. job openings are close to 11 million— including 580,000 openings in transportation, warehousing, and utilities—truckers are worried that new automated vehicle technology will take away their jobs.