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IPC Welcomes Trump Apprenticeship Program but Calls for Clarifications

By Ken Schramko, senior director, North American government relations The Trump administration deserves praise for taking steps to encourage new apprenticeship programs, but the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposal to do so needs further refinement, according to IPC comments submitted to the department this week. IPC welcomes the administration’s focus on workforce development, because […]

Advancing U.S. Manufacturing: A Focus on Talent Acquisition

In part three of IPC’s four-part video series, IPC President and CEO John Mitchell discusses how the Trump Administration and Congress could help advance the U.S. manufacturing industry by focusing on addressing its critical talent shortage.

President Donald Trump Launches Workforce Development Week

By Julie Desisto, coordinator, government relations Earlier this week President Donald Trump announced “Workforce Development Week.” As such, President Trump spent the last four days promoting job creation and even signed executive order expanding apprenticeship programs. The Trump administration asked federal agencies to recommend new executive actions to promote apprenticeships and remove regulations that could […]