Posts Tagged ‘ workers ’

U.S. Department of Labor Awards $121M in Apprenticeship Building America Grants

Jul 12th, 2022

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor announced an award of more than $121 million in Apprenticeship Building America grants to strengthen and modernize Registered Apprenticeship programs, enabling workers to find reliable pathways to the middle class. The department awarded more than $58 million of the total funding to grantees focusing on equity partnerships […]

RESCON Outlines Steps to Boost Number of Construction Skilled Trades

Jan 13th, 2022

Government programs and supports, advertising potential opportunities, and focusing on retention are three sources construction employers can lean on to recruit workers for skilled trades, says Andrew Pariser, vice president at the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON). In a recent RESCON press release, Pariser, who was one of three youth advisors appointed in August […]